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What are 10 health benefits of kickball?

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Asked by Stu Feldt

Kickball is a sport that contains elements of baseball and soccer. Kickball is designed to offer a sport that is played in a safe environment. Competitive and/or Professional kickball is governed by the World Adult Kickball Association (WAKA), based in the United States.

Health benefits of playing kickball

Kickball can be a great workout and lots of fun. The health benefits include that it:

  • builds strength, flexibility and endurance
  • increases aerobic capacity and cardiovascular health
  • improves overall cardiovascular health
  • increases muscle and bone strength
  • lowers body fat and improves muscle tone
  • can provide an opportunity to increase your confidence and self-esteem, and help to reduce anxiety
  • teaches coordination
  • promotes teamwork and sharing
  • relieves stress
  • improved joint flexibility and range of motion