Improves Muscle Strength
Because players are moving around on their feet and their feet must support their body while they are playing pickleball, it is considered a weight-bearing activity. Although this type of exercise is considered low impact, the movements in the legs will help strengthen the muscles in the legs and ankles. Pickleball improves muscle strength in the calves and thighs as well as in the muscles surrounding the knee joints. To enjoy the muscle-building benefits of this racket sport, individuals should aim to play for at least a half an hour, three times a week.