Physical education (often abbreviated Phys. Ed. or P.E.) or gymnastics (gym or gym class) is a course taken during primary and secondary education that encourages psychomotor learning in … see full wiki
One of my worst subjects in school, I hate PE! Sit-up, push-up, jogging, hurdles, long jump, javalin... they bore me. Badminton was what I was great at though. Other than that, running around and sweating are just not my kind of activity. In Asia, even walking around in such humid weather is a drag!
Recently while attending a course in Beijing (China), I found out that PE is still compulsory in the first two year of undergraduate studies! Good grief!
Yet, adults pay to go gymn these days! You'll probably not catch me anywhere near the gym unless there's other attractions, haha!