General News · 12th February 2011
It is a well-known fact that indulging in aerobic sport activity like badminton gives multiple health benefits and promotes longevity.
1. It can increase ones HDL (good cholestrol) by 13%, therefore reduces your risk for heart disease.
2. It can decrease Blood Pressure by as much as 11/8 mm Hg, therefore reduces the burden to your heart.
3.It can decrease the production of sugar by the liver and therefore overall can decrease fasting blood sugar.
4.It can cause WEIGHT LOSS. Even a 7% weight loss can remove or stop the progression of certain diseases related to obesity like diabetes and hypertension.
5. It can improve cardiorespiratory fitness, improve sense of well-being, improve mood and self esteem.
We are a small group of players that meet most Wednesdays at the School Gym from 4:30 to 6:30. New players, at any level of experience or age, are always welcome. The SCCA covers insurance costs which requires participants to be at least 18 years old. Racquets and birds are supplied. For more info call Walter at 935-6724.