Why Play Pickleball? | Pickler Pickleball

Why Play Pickleball?

Pickleball is the fastest growing sport in the country for good reason. If you are deciding whether or not to try pickleball, here is what you can expect:

Playing Pickleball Will Improve Your Health, Wellness & Well-Being

Pickleball will lead to:

  • Better physical fitness (you can burn 600+ calories per hour playing pickleball)
  • A stronger, more positive mental state (endorphins, baby!)
  • Weight loss and weight management (playing pickleball will help you lose weight and keep the weight off)
  • Better cardiovascular and metabolic health, which will reduce your risk of heart attacks and strokes (in other words, you will live longer!)
  • Stronger bones and improved flexibility to reduce your chances of osteoporosis and joint problems (strong bones and less joint pain sounds great to me!)
  • Increased blood flow to improve hand and foot use and prevent blood clots
  • Increased insulin production to prevent and manage diabetes 
  • Stimulation of your mind to prevent dementia and Alzheimer's (pickleball will keep you sharp as a whip!)
  • Stronger muscles to make everyday tasks easier, help increase your independence, and reduce any chances of falling

WARNING: Pickleball Is GREAT FUN!

Pickleball is:

  • A great stress reliever (who doesn’t like to whack a ball around?!)
  • A community that welcomes everyone (the sport of pickleball loves every player)
  • A game that will give you friends for a lifetime and that extend well-beyond the pickleball court (authentic friends with real connection beyond the computer and phone screens)
  • Likely to cause excessive laughter (laughter is the best medicine!)
  • Friendly competition (as a former high-level athlete, I love a little friendly competition)
  • A family-friendly game that is fun and competitive for all ages and skill levels (what a gift that I can do this with my parents and friends!)
  • Something that I look forward to 24/7/365 (in other words, pure FUN!)

So, have you made up your mind yet? Are you ready to try pickleball?!