Health Benefits of Frisbee Golf

Health Benefits of Frisbee Golf

Health & Wellness
Contributed byKrish Tangella MD, MBAJan 27, 2023

Frisbee golf, also known as disc golf, is a popular outdoor sport that combines elements of golf and Frisbee throwing. It is played by throwing a flying disc from a tee pad to a basket or target, with the goal of completing the course in the fewest throws possible.

The health benefits of Frisbee golf are numerous and varied. Here are just a few:

  • Cardiovascular exercise: Frisbee golf is a great way to get your heart rate up and improve your cardiovascular fitness. The sport requires you to walk and throw a disc repeatedly, providing a moderate to high intensity workout.

  • Strength training: Throwing a Frisbee requires the use of muscles in the shoulders, chest, back, and arms. This can help to improve upper body strength and overall muscle tone.

  • Flexibility and balance: The twisting and turning motion involved in throwing a Frisbee can help to increase flexibility and improve balance.

  • Mental health benefits: Frisbee golf can be a great way to relieve stress and improve mental health. The combination of physical activity and being outdoors in nature has been shown to have a positive impact on mental well-being.

  • Social benefits: Frisbee golf is a social sport that can be enjoyed with friends or in a group setting. It provides an opportunity to connect with others and build relationships.

If you're interested in trying Frisbee golf, there are many resources available to help you get started.

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