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Benefits of Sports

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Engaging in a sporting lifestyle improves your physical state, but did you know that it also has significant mental and physiological benefits?

Find out why you should take part in regular sports to benefit your overall health and well-being!

Memory

Memory is closely associated with the brain’s oxygen intake. Regular exercise increases the supply of oxygen to the brain, improving the brain’s memory functions.

Sleep

Studies show that just 20 minutes of moderate exercise a day can help you sleep significantly better at night. As a result of being well-rested, you also feel more alert during the day.

Happiness

Endorphins, Dopamine, Oxytocin and Serotonin are all released when you exercise. These are known as ‘feel good’ chemicals that improve your mood and make you feel happier