NATIONAL FITNESS DAY
Wednesday 23rd September is National Fitness Day! To celebrate, here are 10 benefits of tennis on your physical and mental health.
Tennis helps lower your cholesterol and so lowers the risk of stroke and heart disease
In an average tennis match, you will use between 300-500 bursts of energy
After taking up tennis, 90% of players said they felt fitter
Tennis helps to maximise your bone mass and reduce the risk of osteoporosis
In tennis, you can change direction up to 5 times in 10 seconds – the more you play, the more agile you’ll become
Tennis works both your gross and fine motor control skills. Gross motor control skills include the use of your arms and legs, and fine motor control skills include the use of small muscles in your hands.
Playing tennis regulates your serotonin levels, which helps regulate your sleep cycle, appetite and emotional state
In an hour of Cardio Tennis, you can burn 600+ calories
Tennis is a workout for both your upper and lower body, and helps to develop, tone and strengthen your arms, shoulders, back, quads, hamstrings and calves.
Since taking up tennis, 86% of people reported having improved mood and mental health, and 77% have made friends
We're also running FREE Cardio Tennis sessions throughout the day! Book here.