Badminton game has become a worldwide sport. Apparently the results of research, sport is playing a valuable and superior to the tennis. Badminton is a racquet sport that is usually done indoors. Badminton can be a form of aerobic exercise that helps increase endurance and stamina.
The reason people play badminton may vary, good only for regular exercise or even for competition. However, as reported by the LIVESTRONG and Menshealth, Friday (11/12/2010), here are some reasons why people should exercise badminton:
1. Burn more calories Total calories burned during play badminton in part depend on the intensity of play. Players average 68 kg body weight to burn calories about 272 calories per hour.
But for the badminton competition, players can burn about 500 calories in one hour. But burning calories from playing badminton players are also influenced by body weight. For example, people with 90 kg weight can burn 544 calories in 1 hour to play badminton. While people with 55 kg body weight to burn 327 calories with the same duration.
2. Of great benefit Playing badminton is cardio cardio workout that benefits larger than the squash (a type of racquet sports) and tennis.
3. Exercising the power of leg A British study shows that badminton is a sport that can train leg strength. 15 percent of badminton movement is fast motion, such as jumping, bending the knee and ran.
4. Giving bone density separate study from Sweden shows that playing badminton can increase bone density significantly. Therefore, this exercise can keep a person from the threat of osteoporosis.
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