According to a recent Harvard Health study, racket sports are a good way to ramp up your fitness. Not only can hitting objects across the net be fun, but they are also an effective way to get into shape. Racket sports from badminton to pickleball, squash, ping pong, and tennis are great at getting your heart pumping, strengthening muscles in your legs, arms and core. Several long-term studies have linked racquet sports to a lower risk of cardiovascular disease and longevity. Click here to read more.