Improved mental health: Improves concentration skills and the ability to manage anxiety and stress Improved social skills: Develops skills such as cooperation and teamwork, and is a great way to have fun, meet new people and develop friendships. Exercise is a great way to manage stress. Brain chemicals released during physical activity help adults experience decreased anxiety, improved mood, and sleep better. The approach needed during recreational sports requires paying attention to the task at hand, which helps to leave everyday thoughts and worries behind for a short period of time.
Regular physical activity helps maintain sharp mental abilities and increase self-confidence.