Sports and Physical activities should be inculcated in daily life as much as possible for a hale and hearty lifestyle. The international Olympic Day sensitizes us about the importance of outdoor activities for our physical and mental well-being. Let us find out, which sports suit our zodiac moon sign the best and why!
International Olympic Day marks the celebrations of the day when the International Olympic committee was founded in 1864 and the modern Olympic Movement by Pierre de Coubertain was established in 1894. This event is observed each year on 23rd June to celebrate sports and health. This day is looked upon as an invitation for everyone to embrace a healthy lifestyle and inculcate an active way of life.
This day motivates individuals around the world to become the best version of themselves. The first ever International Olympic Day was celebrated in June 23, 1948, urging all youngsters to participate and make sports an integral part of their lives. This day emphasizes on the importance of physical activities and brings to the forefront how sports cab foster social cohesion and tenacity in achieving community goodwill.
The three pillars of Olympic Day are move, learn and discover. The sports organizations today are promoting the benefits of physical exercise, inspiring people to get active and enabling them to discover new sports while embracing the Olympic ideals regardless of ability or background.
Now, Olympic sports is quite different from our own notion of sports. Notable Olympics sports are Aquatics, Athletics, Skating, Gymnastics, Cycling, Volleyball, Wrestling, Archery, Fencing, Canoeing etc. Olympics are held every four years and participants from all over the world come in to participate in this glorious sporting event.
Now, sure all of us are keen on certain sports or physical activities. Depending on our intrinsic nature, we are bound to like one athletic activity or sports more than the other. Whether you love to play sports or love to watch sporting events on TV, we are all guided by different emotions and aptitude when it comes to sports. What better way than your zodiac moon sign to determine which sports suit you the best. Find out.
You are outdoorsy and like spending time in quest of physical activities and new adventures. You are naturally drawn to sport and allied activities. You are so full of vitality and have an inclination towards athletic activities. You are extremely spirited and vivacious. You are fiery and have a store of immense potential and energy in you. You love outdoor activities as well as love to sweat it out in the gym. You are competitive and therefore athletic activities like sprinting, martial arts, cycling, gymnastics, wrestling and boxing are perfect for Aries.
Not that you do not enjoy sports, but you like them from a distance or prefer watching sports, rather than participating. You are, as one would call a homebody, who prefers the comfort of his or her own houses. You will rather be cooped up inside in a cozy corner than actually go outside to participate in any strenuous activities. You do have a lot of stamina and patience and therefore you have a special liking towards soccer or football. But among Olympic sports, you would prefer cycling, swimming and fencing.
Sometimes, you love being outdoors and enjoy the sweaty activities while the other times, you’d prefer to watch a sport from the comfort of your house without participating. Depicted by the duality in character, you sport quite contrasting personalities. You have a good sense of balance and a good hand-eye co-ordination. You are energetic and like high-powered sport activities. Volleyball, tennis, badminton, canoeing, swimming etc. are the preferred choice of sporting activities for a Gemini.
You are happy in your own cocoon of peace and tranquility. You do not like the aggression that is attached with sporting or athletic activities. You are sensitive, nourishing, and mostly passive. You would rather not hit the gym or go for outdoor sport activities, for as long as you could avoid. Sports and you, do not quite go together hand in hand. However, when you need to clear your head and mind, you like going for a run or a light jog or even swimming, if you prefer. Thus, these are the few sports that you enjoy.
You are fiercely competitive and love to win. You love to play sports that highlight or showcase your talent. You also love to sweat it out in the gym or even take up a dance, aerobics or Zumba classes to maintain your fitness. You are highly motivated, spirited and brim with vitality. You love outdoor activities and have a special talent for them. You do not mind being out in the sun for hours, honing your skills, so that you can outperform others. For Leos, preferred sports would be surfing, basketball, golf, volleyball, gymnastics or track running.
You enjoy fitness and want to keep in shape and healthy. So, if you undertake sport activities, it will be only because you prioritize your health. You are organized, practical and very matter-of-factly. To be honest, you do not care too much about sports. You enjoy them on TV, when you are relaxing. But, sporty and athletic activities are not quite for you. Running, swimming, jogging or brisk walking is the choice of sporting activity that a Virgo would prefer.
You are not particularly as one would call athletic or sporty, but you are neither averse to it. You like taking up new challenges and often end up experimenting with sports and adventures. Libra is all about balance. You balance your outdoor and indoor activities beautifully and alike. You need motivation and a push, and once that is provided, you can excel in anything you set your mind on. You like aesthetic athletic activities. Fencing, ice-skating, roller blading, ballet and gymnastics are ideal sports activities for Libra natives as it enhances their beauty and aesthetics.
Scorpios are not sports freak but you love adventures and thrills. You like the road less taken and therefore your choice of athletic activities are quirky and intense like you are. You enjoy rock climbing, caving, rafting or skydiving since it gives you that much-needed adrenaline rush. You are intense and a powerhouse of energy. Even though you don’t show it, but you exude an aura of physical agility. You are strong and calculative and often very competitive. Thus, these off-beat athletic activities are best suited for Scorpio natives like swimming, marathon running, volleyball, fencing, roller blading, cycling etc.
You love the adrenaline rush that is essential with any sporty activity. You love visiting the gym, trying out new regimes, ranging from acrobatics to aerobics. You love to experiment and try new things. You don’t like stagnation and continuously like being on the run. You are a total outdoor person. You are vivacious, energetic and continuously on the move. You enjoy sports, practicing them as much as watching them. You have a natural talent for archery. That apart, running, swimming, hiking, rock climbing, acrobatics, gymnastics, cycling are the sporting activities that a Sagittarius enjoys.
You have a sports-oriented attitude. You enjoy sports since it teaches a lot of life skills, which you can apply in your daily life to enrich your experience. For you, athletics and sports are learning grounds for you. You play, not to win, but to learn. You are serious, business-like and formal. You are strong, have a great deal of stamina and great endurance. You genuinely enjoy the sweaty outdoor activities. You also are very careful about how you look and therefore you are concerned about your fitness. Baseball, hockey, golf, body building, wrestling and marathon running are the ideal sports for the Capricorns.
You love extreme sports. You love the adrenaline rush. You love being outdoors for hours. You are eccentric and a force to reckon with. You have extreme strength and have a penchant for adventure. If you have set your mind in accomplishing a task, you will make sure that you finish it through. You enjoy the process thoroughly. The turbulence of weather does not bother you – you are as well adapted to sultry sun as to torrential rains. Biking, cycling, track running, competitive swimming, surfing, wrestling are the choice of sports activities that an Aquarius would undertake.
You are imaginative and dreamy and these qualities are makings of a creative genius and not so much of a sports person. You are not very inclined towards sports. You are creative and artistic and rather prefer indoor activities, than having to go out. However, you are extremely drawn to water and what can be called as a water baby. You enjoy being in the water and therefore any water based activities are a win-win situation for you. Swimming, surfing, diving etc. are the best suited athletic activities for the Pisces native.