Reasons to Make Tennis a Part of Your Life and Tips for Getting Started

by deborah on January 11, 2016 · 4 comments

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Reasons to Make Tennis a Part of Your Life and Tips for Getting Started

You don’t have to be Serena Williams or Andre Agassi to reap the benefits that the sport

of tennis has to offer.

Tennis is an all around fun and engaging sport—both mentally and physically—so it’s odd

that more people don’t participate in it.

Doctors and scientists alike have conducted studies and found that tennis is one of the top

sports to incorporate benefits for both the body and mind.

Whether tennis is played as a profession or as a hobby, on the tennis court with a partner

or in the backyard with a tennis backboard, it can be a great way to improve your health

and energy.

Tips for Beginners
Reasons to Make Tennis a Part of Your Life and Tips for Getting Started

Tennis is a sport that anyone can pick up and become fairly skilled at with some practice.

Here are some tips to getting your game up to par:

Invest in Good Gear

 

Reasons to Make Tennis a Part of Your Life and Tips for Getting Started

 

If you intend to play tennis on a regular basis then you’ll want to invest in good quality

tennis apparel and gear.

For instance, instead of toting those tennis racquets around in your arms, take a look at

to find a suitable tennis bag to carry your gear and tennis accessories.

You can easily browse and compare tennis bags and other gear at sites like DoItTennis.com.

A tennis bag will keep your racquets from getting damaged and you’ll also look more like a pro.

Additionally, Wilson’s bag collections consist of various sizes, colors and models including tennis

backpacks, tennis bags with wheels and even a classier line

Always Prep the Body

Reasons to Make Tennis a Part of Your Life and Tips for Getting Started
Whether you’re going to try learning the sport on your own or with an instructor, you should

always prepare your body by warming up.

Stretching and running are key ways to ensure your body is ready for a game of tennis.

Warming up also helps prevent sports-related injuries.

You should always take about 10-15 minutes to warm up before actually playing the game.

Benefits to Playing Tennis

Reasons to Make Tennis a Part of Your Life and Tips for Getting Started

In case you need any more motivation, here are some additional benefits to your life from

playing tennis.

These include:

• Helps you live longer

have shown that individuals who play at least three hours of rigorous

tennis per week can cut their overall risk of death in half.

• Improves happiness

Because the game of tennis is both mentally and physically engaging, players are thought to

be more confident, much healthier, and a lot less stressed than the average person.

It improves your overall outlook on life in general.

• Tennis is a social sport

Whether you’re on or off the tennis court, you’re sure to make a few friends just talking about

or participating in the sport of tennis.

It encourages interaction and communication with others, and can even be great for business

networking as well.

 

Reasons to Make Tennis a Part of Your Life and Tips for Getting Started

• Great at any age

No matter what your age, gender, or fitness level, tennis offers a wealth of benefits for everyone.

• Learn life skills

Those who play tennis often develop life skills that include discipline, sportsmanship, responsibility/

accountability, teamwork, how to deal with pressure, and so much more.

• Develops the mind

In order to play a good game of tennis, you’ll need to develop skills that include problem solving,

tactical thinking, and focus.

• Improves the body

Whether you’re playing a game with a tennis rebound wall or with a partner, you’re going to reap

the physical benefits of tennis.

The movement and actions required in a game of tennis help players burn more calories, improve

flexibility, improve coordination, increase bone strength and of course build muscles.

Reasons to Make Tennis a Part of Your Life and Tips for Getting Started

If you are thinking about incorporating sports into your health and exercise routine but aren’t sure

which sport is right for you, give tennis a try.

It has a multitude of health benefits including an increased chance at living a longer, and a happier life.

If you’re genuinely going to give tennis a real shot, make sure to keep the above-mentioned tips in

mind so that you can have an enjoyable experience learning to play such a fun and beneficial sport.

 

 

Do you play tennis?

Or have you considered incorporating tennis into your exercise routine?

Share your thoughts and comments with us.

 

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Matt March 10, 2016 at 12:13 am

Yes, Playing Tennis has physical , Mental and Social fitness benefits. You can easily start playing Tennis by buying used racket if you are new to this game. Its a fun sport to play.

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