As someone who’s life has done nothing but benefit from athletics since the age of six, I can become extremely disgruntled and disheartened when people do not respect their craft.
And yes, sports done well, is indeed, a craft.
With performance-based sports, this is sometimes recognized and honored. With “fitness” or cosmetic sports it is most-often not.
But regardless of the outcome you are attempting to chase with your physical body, nothing is more disgraceful than to steal it’s beauty and intent by making it your meal ticket. [Read more…]