Obesity amongst young kids and teens is very common nowadays and one of the major causes is the growing inactive lifestylethat all of us are leading today. It has been seen in the last few years that such kind of lifestyle leads to problems, like high blood pressure, heart problems, cholesterol, hypertension, diabetes which in turn leads to unhealthy life. So pick a sport, take a run, exercise but move your body and that’s the key to a healthy and fit life.
Playing sports helps you stay in shape, teaches you how to organize your time, boosts friendships, and builds relationships with your peers and adults. As teenagers it helps live a stress free and joyful life and influences everything you do, whether it is academics, family responsibilities or any kind of work you indulge yourself in, it brings the best in you.
Since computer games are a hit today, the concept of gully cricket or any other outdoor game is lost. Hence, there is hardly any physical fitness in teens. Regular exercise improves immunity, reduces stress, improves cardiovascular capacity-stamina, regulates body weight, improves flexibility in muscle, and for the later years, reduces the risk of diabetes, heart problem, high blood pressure, etc.
Playing regular sports regularly impacts the following in your life.
Playing sports enables you to create friendships you otherwise might not have formed. Sports bring teens together from different schools, backgrounds, and communities. Many times, the friendships you create on the field remain intact even when you are not playing sports. Sports builds lifelong relationships.
Sports help bringing families together. Your real fans are your family and helps spend quality times together. Playing sports is one of the best ways to bind families together over a sports event or tournament.
A coach apart from teaching brings long lasting learnings about life for a student. Sports coaches provide that necessary wisdom and encouragement on field as well as off field. Having a coach by your side would help you succeed academically and physically.
Sports ensure that you are always healthy and a healthy person can do everything he aspires to do in his life. It automatically helps you to be fitter, focussed on what you eat and what you shouldn’t; it also makes you a shinning personality. Playing sports is a way to take care of your body.
It’s a common misconception that being both a class student and an athlete is hard, if not impossible. Participating in sports can actually have a positive impact on school. The more you are sporty and active, it directly impacts your intellect. Further, sports force you to organize your time so that you can go to practice and finish your homework. The key is finding a balance. If you can learn to organize your time then you can succeed in both and sports helps one to find that right balance.
Sports help you to learn and build leadership skills. Sports teams give you an opportunity to surround yourself with competitive people and role models, and learn from them both. You can demonstrate your own leadership through team captainships and individual actions to improve your team’s success. The best learning’s of life come on a sports field.
So i recommend that you start a sport today since there is no better partner to life then a sport.