BENEFITS & ADVANTAGES OF SPORTS & FITNESSTRAINING
Physical exercise is good for mind, body and spirit. Furthermore, team sports are good for learning accountability, dedication, and leadership, among many other traits. Putting it all together by playing a sport is a winning combination.
001: Many athletes do better academically.
Playing a sport requires a lot of time and energy. Some may think this would distract student-athletes from schoolwork. However, the opposite is true. Sports require memorization, repetition and learning — skillsets that are directly relevant to classwork. Also, the determination and goal-setting skills sports require can be transferred to the classroom.
002: Sports teach teamwork and help achieve
Fighting for a common goal with a host of other players, coaches, managers and community members teaches you how to build a collective team synergy and effectively communicate the best way to solve problems en route to a victory. This will be very helpful in life when encountering problems at work, at home, or in any arena.
003: Sports offer many health benefits, some less
Clearly, sports will improve your fitness and weight goals. However, they also encourage healthy decisions such as not smoking or drinking and offer hidden health benefits such as a lower chance of getting osteoporosis or breast cancer later in life. Also, a team counting on you to show up and work hard is plenty of motivation for you to get to the gym day in and day out :
Keeping Heart Diseases at Bay : Playing sports increases activities the body has to perform. This implies greater need of energy, hence greater need for oxygen and ultimately more pumping work for the heart. Also, as playing involves burning down of calories, it will prevent fat globules from blocking the arteries. Thus, sports help maintain a healthy heart and keep the risks of cardio-diseases away… so that you can actually live out your life, whole heartedly.
004: Sports boost self-esteem.
Watching your hard work pay off and achieving your dreams brings about tons of self-confidence. If you can achieve something in a sport or with a fitness goal, then you know you can achieve any other goal you set. This is a very rewarding and exciting process.
005: Playing a sport cuts down on pressure and
Exercising is a natural way to loosen up and let go of stress. Also, you will most likely make many new friends on the team who can be there for you as a support system. When you find you are having a lot of stress, you can call up teammates and head to the gym to talk it out and play it out.
For all of these reasons, it is always a great decision to get involved in the sports arena.
006: The feeling of being alive!
The part of the brain which controls the muscular activity and co-ordination is in the close vicinity of the part which deals with feeling and thinking. Undoubtedly, these parts have the power to influence each other through neuro-transmissions. The more we are active and involved in playing sports, the more alive we feel. The feeling of scoring that important goal, hitting that match winning boundary or making that crucial basket or even experiencing defeat gives us a sense of being alive. Sports can also act as an allegory to life itself. We have a goal, plan to win, use our skills in the best possible manner we can, learn from our defeats and mistakes, make amendments in our strategies and achieve our goal. Sports provide almost the same learning experience as life does. No wonder, those equipped with the spirit of sportsmanship and skills of sports are able to live a full life. Thus, sports can be really beneficial for our overall health and development.
So, what is stopping you now from going out and playing? Get going!
007: Stamina,Strength & Suppleness to the Body
Suppleness or the possibility of movement of joints and the working of limbs is very essential for a healthy body. Even though you have strength and stamina but your body is stiff and inflexible, that will be certainly a drawback for you. Those who travel daily in public transports will surely know how much flexibility means in day to day life! Sports, and basically warm ups provide suppleness to your body and make you feel more agile and active. So all you city dwellers, its time you made a move on!