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5 Reasons Why Tennis Is The Best Sport For Staying Healthy

What is the absolute best sport for staying healthy?

Many people would say running, biking, swimming, or basketball. After all, these sports all involve high amounts of cardio sustained over long periods of time. Plus, these sports have a huge cultural presence and are the first things that come to mind when thinking of exercise.

But would it surprise you to know that out of all the sports, tennis, squash, and badminton have been scientifically proven as the most effective ways to stay healthy?

Analyzing a recent study of English and Scottish adults, the Daily Mail notes: The racquet sports reduce the risk of death by 47 per cent compared to doing nothing, researchers…

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 5 Reasons Why Tennis Is The Best Sport For Staying Healthy

What is the absolute best sport for staying healthy? Many people would say running, biking, swimming, or basketball. After all, these sports all involve high amounts of cardio sustained over long periods of time. Plus, these sports have a huge cultural presence and are the first things that come to mind when thinking of exercise. But would it surprise you to know that out of all the sports, tennis, squash, and badminton have been scientifically proven as the most effective ways to stay healthy?

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"The World's Premier Food & Tennis Experience!" Lite bites prepared by top chefs, interactive sponsor experiences, VIP hospitality and appearances by the worlds best tennis players! You've never had food served like this!

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A daily staple since 2005, has established a reputation as the definitive source for junior and college tennis news among coaches, players, families and fans, providing maximum exposure to companies interested in reaching the sport’s next generation.

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