American sports has evolved from the simple folk games and premodern pastimes of the colonial era to the highly complex, commercial spectacles of the early twenty-first century.Many factors shaped the development of sports in colonial British America and in the United States. Among the most significant were industrialization, urbanization, and ideological and cultural trends, especially those involving religion, social class, ethnicity, race, and gender. During the Colonial era the English, Dutch, and other European settlers who established the thirteen colonies that became the United States, brought with them pre-modern pastimes and folk games that had been popular amusements in the Old World for centuries. These included the early versions of cricket, baseball, golf, football, and bowling, and also foot racing and pitching quoits (similar to tossing horseshoes). Combat sports such as wrestling, boxing, and cudgeling (fighting with sticks), and animal and blood sports, especially bull baiting and cockfighting were also enjoyed in great fervor.
[...] Fitness represents a blend of bodybuilding and aerobic but the aerobic which is based on the forced exercises. Generalizing, fitness took better features from both kinds of sport. Often such things as stereotypes make people not to believe in their own will, make people think that fitness is not for them, that this a great inaccessible theory and namely the conventional wisdom for building a fit body like: cardio exercise three times per week, lift light weights to tone muscle, drink water, don't drink alcohol, eat protein and no carbs or is that carbs and no protein .or carbs and protein but no fat?! [...]
[...] Then the highest places was taken by four Americans: Frank Zane, Chris Dickenson, Lee Hanee and Ronnie Colleman. And, at last, there's just the only one Mr. Olympia who became famous while training in United Kingdom Dorian Yates. Bodybuilding is an American national sport this is the reason why even the president George Bush spends four days a week in his own gym. He combines 2 weeks of hard core bodybuilding with the following 2 weeks of aerobic workouts. George Bush has its own programm the President´s Sports and Fitness Award. [...]
[...] The principle off-shoot of weight-lifting is modern Bodybuilding and Powerlifting. It is very difficult to discover exactly how, when or why it all started or who was behind it . probably by men who had tremendous strength but no desire or ability to perform on the Olympic lifts yet nevertheless wanted to compete on equal terms with other lifters. The lifts themselves were basic body building movements selected to demonstrate a man's strength to his best advantage. The sport is officially recognized only after a sport has the first contest that's why it's pretty hard to imagine bodybuilding without the Mr. [...]
[...] Football and especially basketball became enormously popular in Italian, Jewish, and other ethnic neighborhoods in American cities. Immigrant groups brought their favorites ethnic games and exercises to the United States, and some (with certain adaptation) became mainstream American sports. For example, English and especially Scottish newcomers promoted track and field and golf, while Germans popularized gymnastics. Lacrosse, an ancestral pastime with deep religious significance for Indian tribes of North America, was westernized and modernized in the mid- ninetieth century by English resident in Montreal, Canada, who later imported it into the United States. [...]
[...] And this is the reason why in every primary school this exercise is the basical one. lat pulldowns behind the neck this movemnts inlarge the same muscles besides the upper trapeziums and rhomboids become better defined the fack which is useless in basketball but it brings visual pleasure what value a lot too. parallel bar dip this is an Olympic exercise because it is rather complex one and it shows an athlet general strength. Pectoralis major, minor and anterior deltoids receive the greater impuls while performing. [...]
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