Badminton, once a leisure sport has now crossed many milestones to become more competitive and one of the fast paced sport. This is evident from the fact, the badminton shuttlecock clocked the maximun speed when compared to other sports. For anyone who endures the passion for Badminton should compulsorily undergo the recommended level of badminton fitness or badminton training, practicing badminton stretching exercises in the long run over a period of time gets you fit for playing badminton.
Basically, for playing badminton, one should compulsarily acquire badminton training and badminton fitness to improve Speed, Strength, Flexibility, power and endurance. There are seperate training and fitness regims to master these seperately and these can be acquired both on-court (i.e) training with multi shuttles and off-court (i.e) running, cycling, swimming etc. However the level of fitness depends on the level we play (i.e) Club level, district or state level etc., Each level requires its own fitness recommendations.
To play badminton at the highest level, proper badminton training, badminton fitness has to be evidently acquired and added to our body in equal proportions, for which a correct badminton coach is an important factor.
The best time to stretch a muscle is after it has an increased blood flow and has increased temperature to avoid injury.
For winning at the highest level, apart from dedication, perseverance, hard work etc., Proper warm-up exercises makes your mind and body ready for the badminton sport and most importantly avoids the risk of getting injuries.
Warm-up Stretching Exercises.
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Warm-up exercises are usually done by brisk walking, cycling or jogging or running for 5 to 10 minutes, compulsarily associating it with warm-up stretching exercises. Then starts your actual training schedule (both on-court or off-court). Likewise, after the actual badminton training or badminton fitness is done, warm-down should be compulsarily done and is usually done to bring back your mind and body to the normal state by slow walking or jogging for some 5 minutes, compulsarily associating it with warm-down stretching exercises.
Warm-down Stretching Exercises.
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These warm-up and warm-down exercises for badminton should be compulsarily done before and after badminton fitness and badminton training regims to make our body fit and equip oneself for the badminton sport to smash at the hardest level!