During the age of imperialism, explorers and colonizers were often astonished by the prowess of those “primitive” peoples. Nandi runners of Kenya’s Rift Valley appeared to run distances effortlessly at a tempo that introduced European runners to pitiable physical collapse. It is unlikely that the 7th-century Islamic conquest of North Africa radically altered the normal sports of the area. As long as wars were fought with bow and arrow, archery contests continued to function demonstrations of prepared prowess. The prophet Muhammad specifically approved horse races, and geography dictated that men race camels as well as horses.

Professional fishers use gear like nets and traps to gather fish for folks to eat. Many of the accidents that happen on this industry involve boat incidents or falls from boats. Fishers may spend lengthy hours at sea doing tough, physical work. Much of the job for roofers requires spending time on prime … Read More

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