Live long and prosper is more than Mr. Spock’s catchphrase – it’s the goal of most people in the world. So how do you live to a ripe old age? Scientists started asking the elderly what they thought the key to longevity was.
The answer? Golf.
Japanese inventor Momofuku Ando credited eating ramen noodles and golfing every day with his long life. He’s not alone. Alice O’Donovan, a 100-year-old Irish woman, recently told The Irish Times that she credited golfing and drinking lots of beer.
Why is golfing frequently linked to successful aging? The key may be in the game itself. Golf offers all ages a low impact workout with plenty of walking. It also helps you keep your mind active, as you try to figure out your next shot. Many doctors are now recommending golf as an excellent workout option for all ages.
So if you want to live to the triple digits, it might be time to work on your golf swing.
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Whether you want to live to be 100 or just really love the game, golf is a great way to spend your time. Just remember: after you play 18 holes, order a beer and some ramen noodles!