Some of the many Benefits of Soccer

Soccer can be a great workout and fun.

Listed below are some of the benefits which include:

  • increases aerobic capacity and cardiovascular health
  • lowers body fat and improves muscle tone
  • builds strength, flexibility and endurance
  • increases muscle and bone strength
  • improves health due to shifts between walking, running and sprinting.
  • is generally a non-contact sport
  • teaches coordination
  • promotes teamwork and sharing
  • teaches you to ‘think on the run’
  • helps to increase skills in concentration, persistence and self-discipline
  • is a great way to meet people and exercise with friends
  • can provide an opportunity to increase your confidence and self-esteem, and help to reduce anxiety
  • requires very little equipment so it can be played in the backyard or park
  • is relatively easy to learn, so beginners can easily join in the fun and play basic soccer for recreation is an international sport.
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