How does poker affect our health?
Recently started to translate a series of articles related to health and poker, namely the effect of poker on our health. Its author, Barry Carter, share their experiences in this regard. Take the time to read, you may find yourself something useful.
Harmful if poker your health? .
My life can be divided into several stages, during which I was fat, thin and began to play poker.
In his youth, when I was 20-23 years old, I was quite overweight: my weight reached approximately 108 pounds. Most likely the reason for it was quick snacks, TV and computer games. It was over, when I went to university. Life in the hostel was not sweet, persistent malnutrition, ridicule roommates brought up the fact that it was decided to change my life. I became a regular visitor to the university sports club, read a lot about diet and healthy eating. Work on a lasted long enough, but I got his way, throwing off the weight up to 78 pounds!
And then, a couple of years ago I met a beautiful girl named Gina. At that time I began to seriously pursue poker. Hin was also partial to this game, which is probably why I was able to get through to her heart. I found one that had so long sought. As a result, the sport has been postponed, as the desire to please the other girls, thanks to the excellent physique, stopped being my motivation. I also stopped reading books on fitness and healthy eating, because my mental stimulation was playing poker.
Now my weight is 92 kg. Sport has not abandoned, however, no set program's train. The diet also causes poor, although it does not compare to the one that was at a weight of 108 kg. I am quite happy with my weight, despite the fact that went with a medium-sized clothing for the big one. What happened in the last month, made me seriously to think about their health ...
A month ago, I got sick, the reason - some kind of infection. After a while I recovered, but after 3 days I again became ill and I slёg. Within 5 weeks, I have been ill three times. It is obvious that my immune system was weakened, but what was the reason? I noticed that quickly tired of the night playing poker. Naturally, this did not help the game, rather - on the contrary. I remember once had a chance to participate in a tournament that began at 8 pm and last as long as 8 hours. Well-being after the tournament was terrible, whereas before he could not sleep for days and felt fine. Whether poker spoiled my health?
Ask yourself differently: maybe it's health has brought me thus ruining my career poker player? And suddenly the meaning of "poker" and "health" are trivial, then what? Maybe I need to focus on health to withstand heavy loads, playing at night? Or to place on the shelves their life priorities, leaving little room for poker?
Questions whether poker spoils our health, how can we improve the health of spoiled if we can improve the quality of their game, leading a healthy lifestyle, I'm going to answer as soon as possible, exploring himself.