Golf Tips Discover The Magic

Written by Martin Smith

Golf is a physical and a mental game. There are many ways to impove your game. You can improve your swing, your putting, and your shot. We will look at a variety of tips for different facets of your game. These are tips forrepparttar beginner but a pro could conceivably benefit from their use.

Golf will get you outdoors and will get you moving. The combination of physical and mental activity will keep you sharp. Every course and every shot is different. You don't have to shoot par or have a perfect game to have fun. . It is a contest primarily with yourself to see if you can use your understanding ofrepparttar 149205 game and your practices to improve on your game.

The most obvious way of improving your game is to take some golf lessons preferably from a pro. What you learn inrepparttar 149206 lessons you will be able to put to use onrepparttar 149207 course. If money is a concern consider group lessons. Not only can they be fun but it would lower your cost somewhat.

The first thing many people want to do is go out and get a set of their very own clubs. As exciting as this may be, clubs and other golf equipment can be costly. Ask around to see if someone you know has an old set lying around that you could borrow for awhile. Go to second hand stores sometimes you will find them there. I would give it careful consideration before you went torepparttar 149208 expense of investing in all this equipment. Give yourself time to decide if you are going to stick withrepparttar 149209 game.

Now that you have decided to stick withrepparttar 149210 game your pro or your local Golf Club store will most likely take a look at your swing and take some measurements. They can then advise you on what would berepparttar 149211 best type of equipment for your needs.

Don't go out on a course until you complete all your lessons. If you are slow it could bother other golfers that are coming behind you. It is important to knowrepparttar 149212 basic rules and terms of Golf. For example did you know that when someone says “You're away.” that they are telling you it is your turn?

Calf Cramps - 5 Ways to Avoid the Pain

Written by Charlie Cory

If you are a runner, then I am sure that you will know about calf cramps.

Imagine this scenario if you will. Let's say that you are 7.5k into a 10k run andrepparttar road starts to incline. Ever so slightly, but enough to put that extra strain on your legs as you try to maintain contact withrepparttar 149161 leaders. Andrepparttar 149162 temperature? Well, it'srepparttar 149163 morning, but it's hot and liable to get hotter beforerepparttar 149164 end. And to make matters worse, you were so desperate to maintain contact withrepparttar 149165 leading group, that you forgot to take on liquid atrepparttar 149166 last feeding station. And did you use tight fitting calf length socks? I know they are allrepparttar 149167 rage, but why did you do it?

So what do we have here?

* Extra strain on muscles? * Dehydration? * Loss of essentials salts? * Restriction of blood flow?

All in all, I think that we are describing running calf cramps, waiting to happen.

I am not sure that anyone has definitive answer torepparttar 149168 cause of cramps, but there are certainly several steps that you can take which could help save you from disaster during competition, in any sport.

1. A Proper Warm Up

Ok, I know you know, but did you do it? If not, then those cramps could be coming. Seriously, if you have been involved in any sport to any level, then you will be aware ofrepparttar 149169 importance of a proper warm up. And I don't just mean a brisk walk uprepparttar 149170 stairs torepparttar 149171 changing room either! A proper warm up should include a routine that gently stretches your muscles to get them ready forrepparttar 149172 increased exertion, and gets your blood flowing around your body. Not only will a warm help prevent calf cramps, they will also help prevent some ofrepparttar 149173 injuries that might occur when you put sudden strain on cold muscles.

And whilst we are talking of warm ups, don't forget warm downs as well. Warming down after exercise can also help prevent cramping and reducerepparttar 149174 risk of injury.

2. Train Hard, Run Easy

Have you heard this before? No? Well you should give it some thought, because it's true. When you train for a sport, not only do you practicerepparttar 149175 necessary skills required to execute which ever event you are competing in, but you are also training your body forrepparttar 149176 rigours ofrepparttar 149177 event. To given an exaggerated example, if you train for a sprint, and then try and run a marathon, your body won't be ready. If you try it, I think you could be in for some serious cramps.

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