10 Health Benefits of Playing Pickleball

10 Health Benefits of Playing PickleballBy Space Coast Daily  //  February 20, 2020Sports are good for your overall health, and there are different types of sports you can consider. Sports are good for your overall health, and there are different types of sports you can consider. For instance, pickleball is a

Pitch Perfect: After successful heart surgery, Dexter dynamo is back to active lifestyle

By Sally Owen ~ SoutheastHEALTHSponsored Content Saturday, February 8, 2020After successful heart surgery, Dexter resident Sheila LeGrand is back to pitching horseshoes with her husband and traveling to tournaments across the country. Photo by Lyle WhitworthSheila LeGrand is not one to sit still for much more than a nanosecond. That's why she

Repeating Ourselves

Kathryn White on January 31, 2020Simplified Pickleball at Whitlock Rec Center (photo: Jan Pelton Photography) by Kathryn White Mark caught the yellow plastic ball with his left hand, bounced it a few times against the floor of the court, held it out to serve, then paused a moment. He looked at me,

Common pickleball injuries and how to prevent them

by Terri Akman, For The InquirerDAVID MAIALETTI / Staff Photographer Nancy Freedman loves playing pickleball, despite fracturing her hip during a game in 2017. At the time, she had been playing two or three times a week, so she was in good shape. But she lost her footing on a routine

Players find Pickleball a way to stay in shape

By PETER COX Minnesota Public Radio NewsDec 30, 2019MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Walter Rhodes retired six months ago after several decades working for Ramsey County. Pretty quickly, he found a hobby."Now that I'm no longer working, I need to keep busy and keeping busy is playing pickleball and having a lot

In 48 seconds! Villagers use AED to save pickleball player suffering from cardiac arrest – Florida

Meta Minton - December 13, 2019Quick-thinking Villagers used an AED to save the life of a fellow pickleball player in cardiac arrest.The use of the automated external defibrillator occurred at about 11 a.m. Dec. 4 at the pickleball courts at the Eisenhower Recreation Center.Villagers initiated CPR and retrieved the AED

‘I asked myself, are you a nurse or not?’ Wisconsin nursing student saves a man’s life at a Pickleball game

Karen Pilarski, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Aug. 27, 2019 Brian Smallcombe, Herzing University student, was awarded a proclamation from City of Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett after he helped save a Wauwatosa man's life in March. (Photo: Submitted)A Brookfield man was in the right place at the right time to save a man's life earlier

Health & Wellness Studies on Pickleball Support Positive Effects – Laura/PickleballCentral Blog

Anyone who has played pickleball knows its benefits firsthand, from the physical perks of engaging in cardio exercise to the mental buzz of socializing with a positive community.Sometimes it’s nice to see these effects confirmed via more formal methods, however, especially if you’re trying to convince someone to give the

AARP Home & Family – Family & Friends – Play Pickleball for Health Benefits

New research confirms that fast-growing sport improves fitness and lowers risk of depression by Christina Ianzito, AARP, July 6, 2018 Many pickleball players are older, partly because the game offers aerobic exercise without much risk of injury.Playing pickleball, one of the fastest-growing sports in the U.S., may ward off depression as well

Beating Parkinsons With Pickleball

Rising Star: Andy Leighton beating Parkinson's with Pickleballby Chip Brierre Tuesday, August 6th 2019AAHelen White and Andy LeightonARLINGTON, Va. (WJLA) — Do not be fooled, pickleball looks simple until you match up with the pros. Helen White and Andy Leighton compete at a national level with great success."There aren’t too many husbands and

Super-fast Muscle Recovery with the Hyperice Hypervolt Portable Massage Device

Seriously, if you need a rapid, accessible way to relieve your muscle soreness and stiffness after Pickleball, this innovative tool looks like the answer.  It’s highly rated, relied upon by marathoners, and portable!  You can bring it with you!  Elite runners rely on it, and we can too!See for yourself

Pickleball tournament in Penticton, British Columbia, supports cardiology department

PENTICTON NEWS STAFF - Jul. 27, 2019Gary Gierlich knows all about heart emergencies. Now he’s helping organize a fun pickleball tournament in support of the cardiology department at Penticton Regional Hospital.Four years ago, Gierlich was playing pickleball at the Penticton Community Centre when he collapsed due to cardiac arrest.“I remember