Like tennis, badminton is a racket game having so many health benefits for the players. Wether played in singles or in dobles, is a game with lot of fun involving the full body workout, so enhancing the health. It boosts physical, mental & social aspectd of health.
Here are some of the listed health benifits of this sports.
#. Physical fitness: Between the running, lunging, diving and ball hitting, playing badminton burns fat at approximately 450 calories per hour. This kind of cardiovascular workout can help keep you in tip top shape, especially if you’re looking for a good alternative cross-training exercise.
#. Develops athleticism: the fsst paced nature of game improves your speed and reflexes. Intelligence is also a factor whuch gets enhanced as player learns how to decieve the opponent in a very short period of time with each & every shot.
#. Increased muscle tone: playing badminton builds & tones the quad, glueteal, hamstring, and calv muscles. It also helps in workout of the core muscles, arms and back muscles.
#. Psychological benefits: Because badminton promotes physical fitness, it helps to reduce stress and anxiety. Exercise increases endorphins, which are the brain’s feel-good neurotransmitters, and has also been found to improve mood and sleep.
#. Social benefits : while playing badminton you need an opponent or if you play in doubles you get interacted eith other players which is good for off court. So helps in social life.
#. Weight loss : regular playing & proper diet helps in weight loss. It helps in fat burning process by enhancing the metabolism.
#. Flexibility and muscle strength: The more you move, the more flexible you become, especially in a sport like badminton where swinging and reaching are required.
#. Mobility: As we age, mobility becomes limited, but staying active can help prevent these problems. Keeping mobile lubricates your joints, preventing arthritis and similar conditions from developing.