The Health Benefits Of Badminton And Win A Racket Set Ends 15/12

It won't be long until it's Chrismas and then the New Year's resolutions will be in full swing. I don't know about you but every New Year my resolutions always seem to revolve around health and fitness, generally trying to eat healthier and get more exercise. 



One exercise I enjoyed when I was younger was badminton and I'm looking to play it more in the future. Did you know that there are several health benefits of playing badminton regularly? Let's have a look at what they are, and if you read to the end you will also get a chance to win a badminton set!

Improves reflexes, co-ordination and flexibility. 

Badminton is a sport where you have to move quickly and hit a fast-moving shuttlecock. This improves your reflexes and over time your co-ordination. Flexibility is also improved as you have to use your racket to hit high shots and low shots and move your body more than you have in a long time.

Great for your heart and lungs

The physical benefits of sports are well documented and badminton is especially great for your heart and lungs.  All the running around makes your heart beat faster and improves your lung capacity. Physical exercise like this on a regular basis will lower your blood pressure too. 

Can help you lose weight

Due to the number of calories burnt off per hour, over 450, badminton can help you lose weight, reduce cholesterol and keep you within your BMI, which is great for your overall health. 

Reduces stress



Exercise is well known to help you reduce stress levels. Concentrating on a sport like this will help you 'zone out' and make it difficult to think of anything else. After all the adrenaline of the physical exercise, the endorphins released will help you will feel relaxed and have a greater feeling of well being. 

Improves your mood and sleep

As mentioned above taking regular aerobic exercise like badminton will give you a greater feeling of well being and this, in turn, will improve your mood. Physical exercise like this will also improve your sleep, and you will feel better rested.

Increases social skills and maintains friendships

You need a partner to play badminton and it's a cool sport to play with friends or acquaintances if you join a badminton club. Playing with new people will increase your social circle too and you get to create new bonds as well.




So as you can see there are many health benefits of playing badminton. If you are looking to take up this sport, I have a great competition for you today. You can win this Asahaway starter set, from Badminton HQ, comprising of a pair of durable steel badminton rackets and a shuttlecock, suitable for beginners. Priced at £20 it is a great value set and would make a perfect Christmas gift.



Entry is easy via the Gleam app below, and once you are registered all it takes is a click on a button to enter. While you are here don't forget to enter my big Christmas competition too where you can win all your Christmas presents!
Good luck.

Win a badminton set

58 comments

  1. My sons would love this set as they enjoy tennis and ping pong ball!

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  2. My fiance and I love badminton but have no rackets! This would be perfect!

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  3. I would like to win as this is something the whole family can have a go at playing, including our kids. It would be great way to spend some time outdoors together.

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  4. A game pretty much anyone can have a go at, with the right equipment!

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  5. I would love to win this for my best friend who plays badminton every week

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  6. I'd love to win this so I can have quality fun activity time with my partner outside.

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  7. Years since i played - id teach my nephews

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  8. My daughter has recently got into playing badminton so this would be great for her

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  9. I would like to take up this as a hobby

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  10. i would love to play this with my sons x

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  11. I will try anything once looking forward to it

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  12. I would love to win as we've started playing badminton as a family at the local sports centre and would love our own rackets.

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  13. my boys love playing badminton so would be nice for them to have their own set

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  14. Would enjoy playing with my kids

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  15. fantastic set which twins rose and teresa would love

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  16. For our older children who are getting into sports.

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  17. because l used to play badminton in my teens and would love the opportunity to get back into it

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  18. Used to play a youngling, wouldnt mind dragging the missus to a little game to shape us up

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  19. So I could final beat my boyfriend at something!

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  20. Its been years since I played badminton, and would love the chance to play again

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  21. Because I need to get fit, the cold weather is taking its toll!

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  22. I used to play Badminton when I was a teenager and would love an excuse to my arm at it again

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  23. My son has been playing badminton in school so I would love to win to give him this for Christmas

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  24. my son would love to play more after trying it on holiday

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  25. Not played this for years so would be good to teach my kids and then an ideal game for the garden.

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  26. I used to love playing badminton in my twenties, I've not played since I moved from my home town. I would love to play again and get my daughter involved

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  27. I love a good game of badminton.

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  28. Can't beat a game of badminton with the kids

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  29. be great to play with my granddaughter

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  30. My son and I love easy to play sporty things that we can do in the park next to our house. This would be perfect for us and a lot of fun!

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  31. Great for spring-summer outdoor games

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  32. Now I'm semi-retired, I have more time. Would love this so I can participate in the 'seniors' badminton sessions at my local community health and leisure centre. I'm sure hubby, who played this years ago, would give me some lessons!

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  33. I cannot play badminton, but my brother in law is really good at it, does competitive stuff.
    I reckon he could teach his nephews if i supplied the kit ;)

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  34. id love to wnin i can play with my daughter!

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  35. My son and I love playing badminton, this would be fab to take and have fun together!

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  36. Great post about playing badminton, it's always been my favourite sport!

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  37. Thanks for this great for spring

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  38. I play Badminton with my daughter every few weeks but we always hire the equipment. It would be nice to have our own raquets :)

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  39. It would keep me fit. ��������❤️

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  40. My grandchildren are very sporty but haven't tried badminton yet.

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  41. We have been eating healthy and losing weight recently but seemed to have hit a plateau. I have discussed with my husband about start a sporting activity and this would be ideal.

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  42. Great game for all ages!I have an 80 year old friend who still plays.

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  43. My middle son loves badminton, we actually got a net last year and just need new racquets

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  44. I love badminton and even had lessons many years ago. Would be a great incentive to take it up again

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  45. id love to win for my daughter. she loves badminton

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  46. I'd love to win this for my 10-year-old son. He's just getting into badminton through school and has had us hiring courts with him at the weekends!

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  47. This would be great for my stepchildren, they love playing outside

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  48. I used to play badminton a lot and always thought it was such a fun game. Pretty sure I would be rubbish now but I would love to have another go!

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  49. This would be great for my daughter

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  50. I would like to win so my hubby and I can take up a new sport together in the New Year.

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  51. The boys would love this prize in the summer

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  52. For my son

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  53. I would love to play badminton again and introduce my grandchildren to it!

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  54. I've recently taken up Badminton and I can't believe how much better I feel. This prize would let me carry on with my own racket.

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