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The connection of sport and fitness

An organized, competitive, and skillful physical activity requiring commitment and fair play.

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  • Jul 1, 2010
I love all kinds of sports. You get exercise, competition and fun. Works for me.
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review by . April 01, 2010
posted in Healthy Lifestyle
Many times we dread the thought of laboring into the gym and the thought of getting on the treadmill followed by an unspiring bout of lifting weights just isn't that entertaining...if not boring! If this is you, it's time to reconsider your training program.       Here's a truth: you won't do anything long term unless you enjoy doing it.       Ever since discovering and now exclusively practicing the sport of Olympic Weightlifting I fully understand the above …
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A sport is commonly defined as an organized, competitive, and skillful physical activity requiring commitment and fair play. It is governed by a set of rules or customs. In a sport the key factors are the physical capabilities  and skills of the competitor when determining the outcome (winning or losing). The physical activity involves the movement of people, animals and/or a variety of objects such as balls and machines. In contrast, games such as card games and board games, though these could be called mind sports, require only mental skills. Non-competitive activities such as jogging and rock-climbing, are usually classified as recreations.

Physical events such as scoring goals or crossing a line first often define the result of a sport. However the degree of skill in some sports such as diving, dressage and figure skating is judged according to well-defined criteria. This is in contrast with other judged activities such as beauty pageants and body-building shows, where skill does not have to be shown and the criteria are not as well defined.

Accurate records are kept and updated for most sports at the highest levels, while failures and accomplishments are widely announced in sport news. Sports are most often played just for fun or for the simple fact that people need exercise to stay in good physical condition. However professional sport is a major source of entertainment.

Although they do not always succeed, sports participants are expected to display good ...
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