How many people do you know who play pickelball and l⃣ o⃣ v⃣ e⃣ it?
I mean they are bonkers in love with playing this game!
It can be a great source of fun, a fantastic way to get outside, spend time with your friends, have a little competition in your life and get some cardio in.
However, do not be fooled into thinking that playing Pickleball is all you need for exercise.
As you get older your muscles naturally atrophy and, luckily, there is something you can do about that!
Unfortunately, playing pickelball is NOT the thing to do to fight against the naturally occurring muscle loss.
Opps, I almost forgot to mention, Pickleball won’t help very much with your osteopenia or osteoporosis, either.
What does help is lifting weights…..heavier than your laundry basket or shopping bag kind of weights!
Here are reasons to incorporate strength training into your Pickleball routine: