Harmful Effects of Smoking on Sports Performance

According to The Non Smokers' Movement of Australia, adolescents who had smoked for five days had an 8% reduction in endurance time compared to those who didn't smoke.

The harmful effects of smoking are not new to people. Even smokers know that they are risking their life just to get a puff. But people who have rigorous physical activity as a part of their life should pay more attention. The most common category of people whose daily routine involves excess physical activity are sportspersons. Do you know smoking decreases the performance of a player by hampering his stamina, and causing major harm to his heart? Even people exposed to secondhand smoke can suffer from a number of healt