Almost 60 percent of pickleballers say they play for social reasons. Courts are small, so it’s easy to hold conversations while playing. The most popular way to play a game is with a partner against another team of two. Generally, there’s opportunity for lots of interaction between players, even with strangers. It’s not uncommon with pickleball players to develop friendships or strengthen already existing bonds on the court.
Is Pickleball better than walking?
Yes. You burn 40% more calories during a 30-minute pickleball game than during 30 minutes of walking
Is Pickleball a good way to lose weight?
Moderate intensity exercise from pickleball can lower your blood pressure, improve cholesterol levels and blood sugar regulation, and burn calories to help you maintain a healthy weight.
Why is Pickleball so popular?
So, to answer the question about why pickleball is so popular, in a nutshell, the game is an easy to learn paddle sport appropriate for players of all ages and skill levels. It’s easy on the joints, and combines elements of tennis, badminton and ping-pong.
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