Recreational Soccer: The Magic Pill for Adult Health?

Recreational Soccer: The Magic Pill for Adult Health?

Many adults are engaged in a never-ending search for the “magic pill” that will improve their health and well-being.  This is the focus of many fitness products and nutritional supplements that advertise extraordinary gains in health with little effort.  Others spend countless hours pound away on the treadmill, stationary bicycle or elliptical machine in an effort to lose weight, improve fitness and avoid health complications.  While we may never find that magic pill we may have found a balance between monotonous exercise and the lure of a quick fix.  A recent research review argues that sedentary adults who participate in recreational soccer programs reap the same benefits as those who engage in more traditional exercise routines.

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