The biggest or we can say the only form of exercise in a student’s life takes place when running late to the lectures (it burns calories you see!) and chasing deadlines. What they don’t realize is that constant involvement of co-curricular activities in everyday life can benefit them in unimaginable ways. From increasing the concentration power, improving the fitness quotient to keeping them away from obesity, involvement in co-curricular activities can do it all. While co-curricular activities have become mandatory in almost all schools, there are many who dunk themselves totally into studies. Such students forget that there is a connection between their academic performance and co-curricular activities. This dramatic change in life usually happens when they start preparing for competitive examinations like NEET.
With the growing competition in the medical field, it’s becoming harder each passing day for NEET aspirants to have a balanced life. Did we mention that co-curricular activities can really help maintain a balance? We agree that the mere thought of balancing studies with everything else can make some of you sweat. However, the reasons listed below would surely give you a fair understanding of how indulging in other activities can help improve performance.
So, whether you have taken up NEET coaching or are studying on your own, a little involvement in co-curricular activities can be of big help. See how!
Dedicating some time to any form of exercise or sport increases the flow of blood to the brain, which, in return helps the body to build more connections between the nerves. This link leads to stimulated creativity, augmented concentration, improved memory and advanced problem-solving skills. To be precise, exercise and sports help your brain function better, grow well and work in a healthier way. The better you get at concentrating, the better you score in the examinations.
A Healthy Mind
Preparation for a competitive examination calls for a lot of practice, hard work, and motivation. can easily feel demotivated during the long preparation hours. However, co-curricular activities like sports can quickly help reduce anxiety and keep up the motivation factor. The involvement of any form of physical activity is certainly the key ingredient to a healthy life and an active brain. Also, it helps keep stress away. With a healthy mind, you can conquer all the battles of your life and score better in upcoming NEET 2019.
The underlying reason behind students not taking an active interest in co-curricular activities is because they feel lazy. After hours of studying, they believe that they don’t have the required energy for it. However, active involvement in other activities can reduce fatigue and make one feel even more refreshed and full of energy. How? Because the more the oxygen in your body, the more active it feels. That’s the beauty of being active!
Once you start taking up any exercise or sport actively, you will eventually start feeling fresh and energetic while bidding goodbye to laziness. Whether you incorporate a 30-minute badminton session or a refreshing swim, the choice is yours.
A Happy You
Co-curricular activities can keep you away from getting stressed and make you a happier person. With a happy mood and a fresh mind, you can easily concentrate better and in return, achieve outstanding grades.
To sum it up, co-curricular activities have some serious mind and health benefits. They can easily improve the graph of your grades, help you perform better, give your mind a relaxed feeling and make you deal better with failures and setbacks. So, ensure that you have a special place in your study schedule for co-curricular activities. Be sure of creating a fine balance with your NEET coaching schedule for maximum results. All the best!
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