The Benefits of Playing Pickleball
In order to maintain or improve health, adults over 65 should make physical activity and moderate exercise part of their daily routine.
Pickleball is a good source of moderate physical activity. The ideal exercise recommendations for older adults are:
To maintain health and prevent degeneration: 150 minutes a week of moderate activity
Moderate activity improves circulation and lung function, as well as overall fitness. It can be undertaken in 20 minutes a day, or two 10-minute intervals a day. Intervals shorter than 10 minutes have reduced cardiovascular benefits