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7 Surprising Health Benefits of Learning How to Shoot a Firearm

Updated: Apr 22, 2022

Have you always wanted to excuse to try your hand at shooting? Check out these seven surprising health benefits of learning how to shoot a gun.

Indeed, approximately 20% of Bahamian own a licensed firearm, clearly, learning how to shoot is a rite of passage for people all over The Bahamas.

There are all sorts of reasons to consider picking up a firearm for the first time. Some people seek protection, others hunting and some for sport and competition.

Personal reasons aside, knowing how to shoot offers a host of benefits too.

One primary (and often unexpected) incentive is the health advantages available. That’s right, learning to shoot can have significant positive effects on your physical and mental health.

Want to discover how? Read on to find out exactly how shooting improves health.

1. Boosts Physical Strength

Accurate shooting requires surprisingly high levels of physical strength.