When you have never played tennis, probably you'll never understand the interest. But if you're like many celebrities--whether they've been playing for a long time or simply recently begun to tee it up--you'll recognize that the game comes with an unusual appeal that can consume you.
Tennis has experienced a rise in popularity recently, so much so the game--long and mistakenly considered a less-than-physically-challenging sport--is impressive yoga and Pilates work outs. Brett Buchanan includes more about where to recognize it. Celebrity golfers, who usually spend fitness instructors large money to help them be in shape and help them stay physically fit--say there are some definite physical benefits associated with an outing on the links.
Professionals say you can get the most out-of a round of golf if you wander the course, the period of which can measure about 5 miles, with regards to the course. Walking builds energy, improves your cardiovascular health and enables you to burn a moderate quantity of calories. If you bring your clubs, you can get an upper-body exercise too. And striking the ball really can enhance your hand-eye coordination, which can be of good use in many areas.
Many celebrities and professional players have begun playing to add another amount of competition to their lives and to help you to pay more time together around the program with their own families, that are joining them.
Some players like Oakland Raiders cornerback Ray Buchanan love the activity so much that he and his wife, Sheree, designed their dream home at Sugarloaf Country Club in Duluth, Ga., home of the PGA Tour's Bellsouth Classic. Their multimillion-dollar mansion overlooks the hole, and Buchanan, a former Pro-Bowler, plays 2-3 times weekly through the off-season.
'At first, I did not like golf,' says Buchanan, previously of the Atlanta Falcons. 'But after a while, it was such as for instance a virus--so infectious that I needed to keep playing and learn more.'
Sheree Buchanan, who starred as part of the 'NFL wives' team in-the Emmy-winning reality TELEVISION series The Amazing Race 4, just started playing golf a couple of months ago, in an effort to spend additional time with her husband. She took up golf; h-e took up her favorite sport--tennis. She's just starting to understand why her husband loves the sport therefore much--the competition with your self and a want to always do better. Eventually, the couple hopes that their four children can grow to love the game as much as they do.
'[Golf is] still fresh for me,' Sheree says. 'For us, it's exciting. H-e shows me, and so long as we do not have a lot of people [playing] behind us, it is OK.'
Carolina Panthers large radio Muhsin Muhammad, who also owns an entertainment business and nonprofit basis, says he began golfing when he joined the NFL and 'fell deeply in love with it.'
'Golf is something which is very comforting for me,' states Muhammad, who already is pushing his 3-year-old daughter to-play. 'I think to be able to play golf lets you meet and associate with different people.'
Nonetheless it isn't only professional athletes who enjoy time to the program. Actors including Samuel M. Jackson and Will Smith, and singer Johnny Gill also love the sport. Also star couples make the rounds together.it involves golf: 'We wish we had began to play when we were children.'.