5 Ways Sports Leagues Improve Your Social Life

5: Your Body Will Fuel Your Mind

After a long day of work there's a good chance you're suffering from brain drain. The desire to "veg out" in front of the TV is strong. But there is hope. Studies have shown that exercise can actually increase your brain power and improve your mood as well, making you the kind of person people actually want to be around [sources: The Medical News, University of Edinburgh]. Social interactions serve a similar function. Being around like-minded people can leave you feeling better than before. Why not combine the two? You can't lose.

But what if you don't have many friends? Lace up those sneakers and trot over to the next page.