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These magnificent health benefits of table tennis will make you fall in love with it

Health benefits of table tennis. Source: Facebook @ Manika Batra

Table tennis or ping pong is one of the most competitive sports and can help you to improve your fitness. Do you know that playing table tennis can improve your balance? Along with that, it can help you to de-stress as well. Start playing it today!

Written by Aishwarya Vaidya |Updated : September 15, 2018 2:28 PM IST

Like any other sport, table tennis can also help you to stay in top shape. You will like this amazing sport whether you play in doubles or singles. It is considered one of the high-intensity activities and can help you to burn calories. So, don't forget to try your hand at this amazing sport!

  • It can help you to improve your reflexes: Your gross and fine muscles are improved due to the fast movements which you will have to make while playing it. It can also help you to develop your muscles.
  • It can help you to enhance your hand-eye-coordination: You can sharpen your reflexes by the quick movements involved in it. it can also help you to stay alert mentally.
  • It can be beneficial for your joints: If you have any back problem, joint pain and so on, just play table tennis. You will be able to strengthen your core, back, legs and arms due to it.
  • It can help you to burn those annoying calories: If you are on the heavier side and want to lose weight, then table tennis can be a good option for you. So, stay slim, fit and sexy by taking up this wonderful sport.
  • It can be beneficial for your brain health: According to a study, playing table tennis can increase in motor skills and cognitive awareness. Furthermore, it can help you to enhance the blood flow to the brain.
  • It can enhance your balance: You will have to stay balanced or you might suffer from injuries and you can do so, by playing table tennis.
  • It can help you to get rid of stress: If you are feeling stressed and anxious and want to perk up your mood then you should play table tennis. It can be a stress-buster as it can engage your mind, promote blood circulation and will help you to stay focused.

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