We know the benefits of sport on the body but we underestimate its benefits on the head, the psyche, the mind.
Why is sport good for morale? How does sport affect your mind? How to achieve wholeness? Here we will try to answer it.
It’s scientifically proven: playing sports delivers concentrated pleasure to your body and mind. The reasons ? Endorphins, released by the brain during and after sports practice, and the simultaneous drop in stress hormones.
It is after 30 minutes of sport that endorphins are released in the body, acting like real morphine. Its effects are multiple: slight euphoria, reduction of the feeling of pain and fatigue, anti-stress effects, reduction of fatigue.
Having a high morale will obviously boost your motivation to make the practice of sport sustainable, and in addition to this good mood, sport will improve your confidence and self-esteem, you will feel more at ease in your body, in harmony with yourself.
The Mental Benefits of Sport
In addition to the secretion of hormones such as endorphins which provide a feeling of well-being and pleasure, sport has other advantages, particularly at the intellectual level.
The practice of an endurance physical activity improves the circulation of oxygen in the body, it contributes to a better oxygenation of the brain favouring the performances of the cerebral activity.
It is for this reason that it is advisable to clear your mind during the day. Many are sometimes afraid of wasting their time by taking a break.
Whether you are at work, at school, reviewing exams, doing physical exerciseallows you to be more efficient afterwards.
A healthy mind in a healthy body, cultivate moral strength and physical strength for total fulfillment.
What Sports Are Good for Morale?
We want to answer: all! Indeed, whatever the sport practiced , it will have a boost effect on your morale.
The important thing is not to force yourself into anything and to approach things with envy: it has been proven that visualising sports practice in a positive way helps to better live the activity in question.
Positive phrases are welcome to always keep your brain in a good mood “I’m happy to go to my sports session. I’m proud to play sports, to take care of my body. I can’t wait to do my session!”
To fix objectives, whatever they are, will also have virtues for your well-being: losing weight, preparing for a race, improving your breath.
Seeing yourself progress and reaching your goal is galvanizing, it makes you proud, simply happy.