Ways Sports Leagues Improve Your Social Life
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When you're focused on the task at hand, the cares of the world drop away and you're able to enjoy yourself again.

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It seems like all you do these days is work. Smartphones, telecommuting and constant connection to the Internet has left you tethered to your job. Plus, you're out of touch -- in any direct way, at least -- with your friends. This always-on-the-go mentality isn't doing your waistline much good either. If only there were a way to improve your social life and your health. That's where sports leagues come in.

One of the best ways to get rid of work-related stress is by exercising in a fun way with your buddies. When you join a sports league you get a chance to do just that. It doesn't have to be regimented and boring -- there are plenty of options out there, from kickball to ice hockey to flag football that'll keep you social and active. In addition, if you're new in town or just looking to branch out a bit, most leagues will take you on solo and find a team for you to join.

Read on to discover the ways joining a sports league will improve your social life.