Unfamiliar with badminton’s official rules? Don’t worry, we’ve got seven creative badminton games for all ages and ability levels that are so much fun it’s easy to forget they’re good for you too.
Take your heart health, for example. Regular badminton, says the British Heart Foundation, can help strengthen your heart muscle and reduce your risk of coronary heart disease. And, according to the National Health Service in England, this aerobic activity also can help boost your balance, coordination, and reflexes.
A couple of these games can be played indoors and most don’t even require a net.
Don’t own a racket or shuttlecock? No problem. Click here for a few easy steps on how to make your own.