1 May


Category:My Blog

Nowadays, basketball has become a common sport is widely enjoyed in many places; even, it is ranked equal the king sport – football. Similar to other sports, basketball also brings many benefits for human’s health and helps players to have an exciting, comfortable spirit.

First of all, playing basketball is good for operating of the heart, preventing and reducing the incidence of cardiovascular. Beyond that, playing basketball also helps improve the circulatory process. The heart beats better. It makes the artery wall thicker. Even, the smooth muscle cells and the elasticity of the muscles are enhanced and more. Accordingly, the blood cholesterol levels or the risk of hypertension and stroke is minimized.

The second, playing basketball helps improve the digestive function. When you play basketball, the capacity of the absorption and the nutritional metabolism in your body will also increase. Correspondingly, you usually feel appetite, so the digestion and excretion in the stomach and intestine are promoted. Furthermore, the function of the liver and pancreas is significantly improved. Thanks to having the abundant energy, it helps increase the life expectancy.

The third, playing basketball helps control the weight and improve the stature. The oversized body will cause an adverse effect on the normal physiological functions of the body, especially, the negative impact to the operation of the heart. If the excessive fat in a person is over 15-25% in comparison with the allowed level, the risk of death will increase 30%. Basketball will burn the excessive fat, enhance the strength of muscles and maintain the flexibility of the body. For the reason, your weight can be controlled. Then, you will have a perfect body.

The fourth, playing basketball helps the fresh, comfortable spirit. After school and work, playing basketball with your relatives and friends will make you slow stress and tiredness. At once, the spirit also becomes abundant.



I’m a physical education teacher and freelance writer in Toronto, Ontario. I’ve been writing about a variety of sports since 2007, but my main passion is basketball. Besides watching a ton of basketball, particularly the NBA in person and on the Centre basketball TV package, I play in a men’s league and coach my school basketball team.