Sport and recreation entail activities that help to develop life skills, abilities, talents and improve the general health of the body. Such activities may be used as sources of income, to have fun and to stay physically fit. Sport and recreation activities include soccer, basketball, swimming, aerobics, yoga, tennis, dancing, hockey, golf, cycling and mountain biking, running, listening to music and many others.
Sport and recreation is a big industry that offers career opportunities to many people. Many people need help in physical fitness, spiritual and psychological well-being and maintaining good nutrition. This industry offers several career opportunities, such as a personal trainer, coach, activity leader, nutritionist, player manager, commentator, massage therapist, fitness instructor and ground's manager, among others. It also provides athletes, or players, an opportunity to earn money through their talents and abilities.
Sport and recreation activities can also be used to have fun and during leisure time. Some activities, such as swimming, cycling and running, are used to stay physically fit by shedding calories. Moreover, sport and recreation activities also offer a chance for people to travel, interact with new people and improve life skills. Recreational activities may also be used to help with curbing stress and during rehab programs.