Health Benefits

Squash – Health Profile –

Squash is a sport that offers an intense cardiovascular workout. Constant running, lunges, twists and turns improves your muscle strength and flexibility. Squash does this in a fun, competitive environment with little time and space. It is an ideal sport for people with busy lives and will make a great difference to your health. For those of you who like efficiency Squash burns more calories per hour than almost every other sport. So give it a try today! Book a court in the Mardyke Arena at (021) 490 4751 or come along to one our training nights (see: http://squash.ucc.ie/training/).

Did you know?

  • Squash was rated the world’s healthiest sport by Forbes Magazine in 2003. – http://www.forbes.com/2003/09/30/cx_ns_1001featslide.html
  • Average Length of a Match: 40 mins
  • Calories burned per 40 mins: 690 – 1000 calories [1][2]
  • Improves your: cardiovascular health, hand-eye co-ordination, agility, flexibility, strength, stamina

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References:

1.  http://www.forbes.com/2003/09/30/cx_ns_1001featslide.html

2. http://squash2016.info/healthy_lifestyle