5 New Ways to get FIT and have FUN playing Table Tennis

Posted by HLD 28 APRIL 2023

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It's World Health Month and we've found 5 new ways to get fit for summer with Table Tennis...


Did you know you can burn roughly 280 calories an hour playing Table Tennis? It's a fantastic form of exercise that not only improves your physical fitness but also provides a fun and engaging way to stay active keeping your mind healthy too!


Here's what a table at home can do for you:


 - Great cardio workout

 - Strengthens legs, arms, back and core

 - Improves hand-eye coordination

 - Gentle on joints

 - Stimulates concentration

 - Great for mental wellbeing




5 New ways to get FIT and have FUN playing Table Tennis

If playing singles or doubles table tennis isn't quite getting the juices flowing, or you need something a little bit different to get the kids jumping off their screens then we've found a few new games for you to try out.


1. Playback Position

Fold half the table in an upright position and play against yourself.


- Great for only children

- Improves personal practice and technique

- Fast-paced


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