Getting involved in Sports!
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Physical activities are key to a healthy body, and your physical and emotional development. Based on the physical activity (PA) pyramid, you should exercise 5 to 6 times a week, and spend at least 30 minutes on each session.

This can be easily achieved by getting involved in your favourite sports! There are so many types of sports like badminton, tennis, squash, baseball, football, cycling, martial arts, swimming and many others.

10 ways to benefit from sports:

  1. It’s fun!
    You get to spend time with friends that share the same goals and interests with you.
  2. Strengthens bones and muscles.
    Exercising your body forces it to work; this strengthens your bones and muscles.
  3. Maintains a healthy weight.
    Playing sport burns extra calories and increases your fitness level.
  4. Relieves stress and reduces depression.
    Playing sport helps you feel great and energised all day!
  5. Enhances stamina, flexibility, and endurance.
    Playing sports with lots of running, stretching and other physical movements helps improve your physical characteristics.
  6. Builds analytical skills, and increases concentration.
    Sports like tennis, badminton and cricket trains your ability to strategize.
  7. Develops teamwork and leadership skills.
    Group sports like futsal, football and basketball teaches you the finer points of teamwork.
  8. Develops competitive spirit.
    Competitive sports encourage you to give your best every time.
  9. Builds confidence and self-esteem.
    Winning a game gives you a sense of accomplishment which boosts your confidence further.
  10. Accepts successes and failures.
    Playing sports teaches you sportsmanship. Take any challenge positively without fear of losing.

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