Benefits of playing volleyball
It helps muscular development, visual activity, cardiovascular health, and balance. By playing volleyball, or any other sport, you can decrease your physical age and make your body healthier. You use your eyes and hand eye coordination which allows you to have faster reflexes. Also, your cardiovascular health is benefitted when you play volleyball, because when you work hard and strain your body, you make your heart work harder to give your body oxygen, making your lungs and heart stronger. Even though volleyball benefits your health in many ways, it can also hurt your muscles and bones. This mostly has to do with your form. If you don't have correct form, you can hurt yourself. For example, if you don't jump with two feet, you can land on one foot, and over time, you can weaken and hurt that foot.
Improves Muscular System:
Burns Calories: affects body fat % and the muscle ratio of the entire body in a positive way.
- eat a protein or nutrition bar.
- Bagel, apples, bananas, etc
- Most of these bars are formulated to give you energy right away, whereas real food at this point will take longer to convert to energy.
- Make sure the energy bar you choose has a good ratio of carbohydrates to protein. A good choice has a ratio of at least 4:1 (carbs:protein).
- Drink a sports drink during games or practices in addition to water so you can restore your energy with the proper hydration.
- contain potassium and sodium that you lose when you sweat and the calories they provide can take care of some of the muscle breakdown
- BURPEES - Burpees are a full body workout that includes legs, core, arms and chest muscles. A Burpee should be done in one continuous motion and one should avoid stopping and starting during this move.
- LATERAL SHOULDER LIFT TO PRESS - A way to stop painful injuries from occurring is to strengthen the shoulder. Lateral shoulder lift to press is a complete shoulder workout that can help strengthen shoulders in order to prevent injuries. This exercise should be done with low weight and high repetitions.
- PLANKS - The core (mid-section of the body) benefits every skill on the court. A strong core will result in a better ability to perform skills such as passing, attacking and blocking.
- BODYWEIGHT EXERCISES - It helps build a foundation of upper-body strength. Requires for more advanced plyometric exercises, such as medicine ball throws. Chin-ups, pullups and pushups are the best exercises to strengthen your arms and shoulders as well as improve motor coordination and core stability. The classic military-style pushup requires no equipment and will blast your upper body, including your arms.