Education

Ten tips to help optimize your sleep and improve your golf

In our previous blogs we have discussed ‘How do you plan for those early tee times?’, exploring how sleep quality and duration have a part to play in performance on the course and we’ve presented that sleep is one of the moderators of internal load.

How do you ensure you give yourself the best chance of a full, undisturbed, night of sleep?

By looking after your ‘Sleep Hygiene’, that’s how!

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Education

How do you plan for those early tee times?

As you look through the second-round tee sheet you note that you’re off at 7.10am. Another early start – getting up in the dark, travelling to the course in the dark, warming up as the sun comes up…sounds inviting hey?! This is exactly where a strategy counts. Your schedule needs to be effective to set you up for a fast start – rather than waking up through the front-9 only to realise that you’ve played yourself out of contention because you didn’t pay enough attention to planning.

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Education

Moderators of internal load

People talk about marginal gains a lot in sport. In this blog I discuss six areas that can all influence the level of fatigue you experience and how you react to the golf, training and any other physical activity you undertake. Each of these could well be considered a marginal gain; those one percent margins that separate you from the rest of the field.

We start by establishing what external and internal load are, and why it is important to monitor your golf, training, and other physical activity load.

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