Tennis Health Benefits

Aerobic Advantage

If you’re looking to give your heart some love, tennis could be the sport for you! According to the Professional Tennis Registry, tennis can help improve aerobic fitness, agility and overall heart health. Lowering high blood pressure, maintaining a healthy body weight, lowering cholesterol, reducing stress and being physically active are all key to helping reduce the risk of heart disease — and playing tennis can help you accomplish all these things, according to the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute.

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July 10, 2015

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July 10, 2015