Badminton training is not all about hitting the shuttle only. As you can clearly see from this video taken from the training camp of the China team preparing for the Rio 2016 Olympics. There are many fun activities that you can do to stimulate the player. Can you have workout in the gym, shuttle drills, and many more.
Learn from this experience and try to implement it at home. Who knows it might just be the right tonic to kickstart you in badminton!