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How playing sports benefits your body ... and your brain - Leah Lagos and Jaspal Ricky Singh

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The victory of the underdog. The last minute penalty shot that wins the tournament. The training montage. Many people love to glorify victory on the field, cheer for teams, and play sports. But should we be obsessed with sports? Are sports as good for us as we make them out to be, or are they just a fun and entertaining pastime? Leah Lagos and Jaspal Ricky Singh show what science has to say on the matter.

Lesson by Leah Lagos and Jaspal Ricky Singh, animation by Kozmonot Animation Studio.

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This made me feel like a useless sloth ._.

I really need to find a sport

Author — nowolves

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this is Bob

Bob is early

Bob doesn't comment

be like Bob

Author — Hans Bouwman

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Last time I was this early



Britain was still in the EU

Author — Dvd Ftw

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I suffered a depression for years after two broken relationships. Then I decided to buy a road bike and just start cycling to free my mind and get away from my computer. I actually sold my graphics card so I could afford it.
Now I can't stop, it's just ridiculously satisfying and takes you to new heights over and over again.

Author — Dionyzos

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What if i don't like sports?

...or people?

Author — Shrek T

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Anyone overlook the factor of Money? When I was in high school my family was in poverty, and I could barely even afford to get notebooks for class. I wanted to be on sports teams but it cost money to be in a sports team at my high school. You had to have solid transportation to meets, buy uniforms, drinks, have your own equipment etc. Money has always kept me from sports from an early age. That and I was always picked last for teams so I sort of really hate sports as an adult now.

Author — Tana Jones

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Wow!, wtf where the rowers doing on 3:06 ?!!. Rowing forward? Haha

Author — Rense Doornink

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And I get embarrassed whenever I'm in a group sport thing and I miss a goal or the basket or finish in last place

Author — Idorandomstuff

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While watching this I was eating KFC :)

Author — OFFset YT

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Last time I was this early...Watchmojo didn't post a video (or five) yet

Author — KingGamingYT

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I've been training since I was 7. I love it and I know it's healthy in many different ways, I know it's good for me and that makes me so happy. I wanna feel healthy, strong and confident. And I do. My sport is a part of me. Part of my life. I work out almost every day. It helped me make so many amazing friends and I'm so thankful for that. Without this I wouldn't be who I am now.
Trainings even helped me feel better when I wasn't at my best. NOW PLEASE READ THIS!! ↓↓↓

You are awesome. You have to treat yourself the right way. Any sport is good for you. And there is no sport that you aren't good enough for. Try out for whatever you like. Don't be scared. Just do it. As soon as you can. You'll be healthier. You'll be happier. I promise you. Now I've seen comments like "I can't play sports because of social anxiety" NO. Get over it. You actually have to play sports if you are suffering from something like this. It will help you improve your social skills. You will meet so many nice people there. Please trust me! You deserve it. Your mind and your body deserve it. AND REMEMBER THIS :
You will never FAIL.
You can only LEARN.

Author — LifeAs A LittleLiar

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The rowing boat is supposed to have the rowers facing opposite direction of the boat. Jus' sayin'

Author — Coffee Dynamite

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3:07 for competitive speed rowing they move in the wrong direction

Author — Turun Ambartanen

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this is powerful I actually cried when I saw the beauty of quantum physics

Author — malcorm walker

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Can someone please tell me where I can find the background music played in this video?

Author — Abhay Bhatt

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sports makes me depressed and anxiety goes through the roof
thinks its coz everyone's dead competitive, I nearly collapse and too much anxiety lmfao

Author — Strawberry

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What if my favorite sport is individual? WHAT THEN?!

Author — Chico Bruto

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"It's important to participate, not to win." Said the guy who lost lol

Author — Gabe Itch

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I love sports and I love the memories. Some of the best memories of my life are playing hockey.

Author — Travis Alias

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Last time I was this early, this video has not been uploaded yet

Author — a cunt