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Play Badminton To Keep Fit

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Get Fit With Badminton

I’m in a gymnasium. Laughter echoes off the cinderblock walls and shoes squeak on the hardwood floor. My heart’s racing and I’m squinting against the lights. No, it’s not a gruesome flashback to my Grade 9 gym class. Rather, it’s Tuesday night and...

How Playing Badminton Gets You Fit

The reality of this sport is that badminton is officially the fastest of all racket sports. Players can rocket the shuttlecock at speeds of up to 180mph (288kph) toward their opponent. But, it is not just all about speed; a player can expect to ru...

9 Health Benefits Of Playing Badminton

In recent times, Badminton has become quite popular among people of all ages. It is fun and easy to play with or without a court. So, here are some health benefits of playing badminton daily which will make you quit your expensive gym and clubs an...

Why Is Badminton A Good Game To Help Maintain & Improve Physical Fitness?

Badminton, tennis's lesser-known cousin, is easy to learn, a fun social activity and provides numerous physical benefits. So if you're in need of a good workout, head to your backyard or your local gym for a recreational match against a friend or ...

7 Benefits For Women From Playing Badminton

When you play badminton the muscles of the body will alternately contract and relax in a very short space of time. This is why every stride, backswing and swing can be completed smoothly and you can catch up to a speeding shuttlecock. Without doub...

10 Reasons Why You Should Play Badminton

Badminton is one of the most popular sports not only for competition, but also for enjoyment in spare time. Badminton courts are available in all community sport centres and in local schools or colleges. Even without courts or nets, you could stil...

Calories Burned From One And Half Hours Of Badminton

Playing badminton provides not only the camaraderie of physical fitness with a partner, but also an opportunity to burn calories to help you lose fat or avoid fat gain. Spend 90 minutes playing this sport and you'll burn hundreds of calories to he...

Benefits Of Badminton For Kids

Badminton isn’t one of the most common sports for children, but it can be a great way to get kids active, even if none of the other, more common, sports have caught their interest. These are some of the benefits of badminton for kids: 1. Badminton...

Why Badminton Is A Great Way To Keep You Active

Easy to learn, fun and sociable, badminton is a great way for people of all abilities to keep active. Emily Peters finds out more. Lynn Young, a 48-year-old from the Scottish Borders, loves badminton for its sociability and ease of play. The game ...

Badminton's Mental Health Benefits

New badminton sessions run across Berkshire, in partnership with mental health sports charity, Sport in Mind, have been inundated with local demand with some players suggesting the court time has been crucial to aiding recovery from mental health ...

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