These exercises can help you improve your athletic performance.
- Rotating Wrist and Forearm Stretch.
- Elbow-out Shoulder and Rotator Stretch.
- Forward Lunges.
- Standing Toe-up Calf and Achilles Stretch.
- Alphabetical Ankle.
- Toe Touches.
Also, how do you relax your muscles after badminton?
Tips to relieve muscle pain and soreness
- Use an ice pack.
- Go for a massage.
- Stretch, stretch, stretch.
- Do light exercises (such as walking, swimming)
- Build up eccentric exercises slowly.
- Take a warm bath.
Also know, how can I improve my flexibility in badminton?
What exercises are good for badminton?
Exercises that you can do to improve your strength for badminton include forward, backward and sideways lunges with weights. Others include squats, leg presses, leg curls, and leg extensions. To improve the strength of the upper body, perform shoulder presses, chest presses, and lat pull downs.
Badminton is a Total Body Workout
While you’re lunging, diving, running and getting your heart pumping, playing a game of badminton can help you burn around 450 calories an hour. The varied movements provide a powerful cardio workout by engaging the entire body, including the hamstrings, quads, calves and your core.
Playing badminton requires the use of the following major muscles:
- The muscles of the lower leg; the gastrocnemius, the soleus and the anterior tibialis.
- The muscles of the upper legs and hips; the gluteals, the hamstrings, and the quadriceps.
Tennis elbow is one of the most common injuries in badminton. A tennis elbow is when your forearm (near the elbow) goes through excessive usage causing many micro-breaks and inflammation near the lateral epicondyle or the bony edge of the elbow.
As in badminton, there are two strategies of being offensive and being defensive and in badminton Yoga, asanas such as Veerbhadra, teach them being offensive and flexibility and asana like Bhujasana teaches them to be defensive,” shared Dayalan, who also holds a diploma in yoga from NIS, Patiala, and lives in Hong Kong …
According to Tom, ” still water is king” when choosing between still and sparkling, – at least on court: “Carbonated water can cause bloating and upset your stomach during exercise. Keep it away from matches and training”. Sports drinks provide the body with carbohydrates – a major source of energy.