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Published on 01 November, 2022

Many workplaces often ignore the importance of sports and well-being or consider it a waste of time. But, the well-being of employees is the well-being of the organization.

On the other hand, some organizations prioritize employee health and well-being by using corporate wellness programs or celebrating sports day. Such a vibrant work culture never failed to keep employees highly motivated, healthy and other well-being issues in the organization at bay. Mostly like burnout, unproductivity, absenteeism, retention, etc.

Living in a fast-paced world with extreme workloads and deteriorating mental, emotional, social, and physical health is everyone's storyline. Neglecting and compromising health at the expense of long work hours, chasing deadlines, unhealthy lifestyle, stress, anxiety, and lack of physical exercise. This is why employee stress, low productivity, absenteeism, burnout, etc., are increasing today.

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Importance Of Emphasizing Sports In The Workplace

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Sports help to maintain physical fitness and balance the mind and soul. Besides, it offers an understanding to practice discipline and maintain strong relationships among coworkers.

Playing any sport trains an individual on how to evaluate situations and make the right choice. Additionally, it enhances management and team-building skills. Playing a sport is also the best way to de-stress outdoors or indoors.

Employees with healthy minds and bodies can make workplaces more vibrant and lively. They are more capable of producing incredible results at work. Activeness and enthusiasm are other things often found in employees keen on sports and physical activities.

So, if you are a sports person, encourage your colleagues and the organization to take a positive step forward.

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10 Quotes From Famous Personalities To Redefine Team-building At Work

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Here is a collection of Top 10 quotes from inc.com by famous coaches, athletes, business leaders, and authors.

These quotes will compel you and your team members to work well together in and around the workplace and life.

1.

Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence win championships. -Michael Jordan

2.

Teamwork is the ability to work together toward a common vision. The ability to direct individual accomplishments toward organizational objectives. It is the fuel that allows common people to attain uncommon results. -Andrew Carnegie

3.

Remember, teamwork begins by building trust. And the only way to do that is to overcome our need for invulnerability. -Patrick Lencioni

4.

Coming together is a beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success. -Henry Ford

5.

Collaboration allows teachers to capture each other's fund of collective intelligence. -Mike Schmoker

6.

Unity is strength. . when there is teamwork and collaboration, wonderful things can be achieved. -Mattie Stepanek

7.

To me, teamwork is the beauty of our sport, where you have five acting as one. You become selfless. -Mike Krzyzewski

8.

The best teamwork comes from men who are working independently toward one goal in unison. -James Cash Penney

9.

The strength of the team is each individual member. The strength of each member is the team. -Phil Jackson

10.

None of us is as smart as all of us. -Ken Blanchard

15 Inspirational Sports Quotes

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You can motivate by fear, and you can motivate by reward. But those methods are only temporary. The only lasting thing is self motivation. -Homer Rice

12.

If you only ever give 90% in training then you will only ever give 90% when it matters. –Michael Owen

13.

Each of us has a fire in our hearts for something. It's our goal in life to find it and keep it lit. -Mary Lou Retton

14.

I hated every minute of training, but I said, 'Don't quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion. -Muhammad Ali

15.

Driven by the moral imperative of paying the price to be great. -Vince Lombardi

16.

Persistence can change failure into extraordinary achievement. -Matt Biondi

17.

You have good days, you have bad days. But the main thing is to grow mentally. -Floyd Mayweather Jr.

18.

There's no better feeling than stepping out on the field and stunning them all by doing what none of them thought you could do. -Ashlyn Harris

19.

Most of us never run far enough on their first wind to find out they've got a second. -William James

20.

Most people give up just when they're about to achieve success. They quit on the one yard line. They give up at the last minute of the game one foot from a winning touchdown. -Ross Perot

21.

Number one is just to gain a passion for running. To love the morning, to love the trail, to love the pace on the track. And if some kid gets really good at it, that's cool too. -Pat Tyson

22.

The five S's of sports training are: stamina, speed, strength, skill, and spirit; but the greatest of these is spirit. -Ken Doherty

23.

Continuous effort — not strength or intelligence — is the key to unlocking our potential. -Liane Cardes

24.

Good is not good when better is expected. -Vin Scully

25.

We don't want to tell our dreams, we want to show them. -Cristiano Ronaldo

10 Sports and Healthy Lifestyle Quotes

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26.

Exercise not only changes your body, it changes your mind, your attitude and your mood. -Unknown

27.

Exercise should be regarded as a tribute to the heart. -Gene Tunney

28.

Of all the paths you take in life, make sure a few of them are dirt. -John Muir

29.

Take care of your body. It's the only place you have to live. -Jim Rohn

30.

It is health that is real wealth and not pieces of gold and silver. - Mahatma Gandhi

31.

Healthy is an outfit that looks different on everybody. -Unknown

32.

He who has health has hope and he who has hope has everything. -Arabian Proverb

33.

Your body will be around a lot longer than that expensive handbag. Invest in yourself. -unknown

34.

Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.-Joseph Addison

35.

A healthy outside starts from the inside.-Robert Urich

10 Sports and Fitness Motivation Quotes

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36.

To enjoy the glow of good health, you must exercise. -Gene Tunney

37.

The purpose of training is to tighten up the slack, toughen the body, and polish the spirit. -Moreihei Ueshiba

38.

True enjoyment comes from activity of the mind and exercise of the body; the two are ever united. -Wilhem Von Humboldt

39.

A muscle is like a car. If you want it to run well early in the morning, you have to warm it up. -Florence Griffith Joyner

40.

Fitness is not about being better than someone else. It's about being better than you used to be. -Khloe Kardashian

41.

Do something today that your future self will thank you for. -Sean Patrick Flanery

42.

The last three or four reps is what makes the muscle grow. This area of pain divides a champion from someone who is not a champion. —Arnold Schwarzenegger, seven-time Mr. Olympia

43.

The successful warrior is the average man, with laser-like focus. —Bruce Lee, actor and martial artist

44.

Things work out best for those who make the best of how things work out.— John Wooden, basketball player and coach

45.

If something stands between you and your success, move it. Never be denied. —Dwayne' The Rock' Johnson, actor and pro wrestler

6 Sports Quotes Of All-time

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46.

I've missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I've lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I've been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I've failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed. -Michael Jordan

47.

Champions keep playing until they get it right. -Billie Jean King

48.

I always turn to the sports pages first, which records people's accomplishments. The front page has nothing but man's failures. -Earl Warren

49.

Win If You Can, Lose If You Must, But NEVER QUIT! -Cameron Trammell

50.

With a hint of good judgment, to fear nothing, not failure or suffering or even death, indicates that you value life the most. You live to the extreme; you push limits; you spend your time building legacies. Those do not die. ― Criss Jami, Venus in Arms

51.

You miss 100% of the shots you don't take. -Wayne Gretzky

Bottom Line

When you're binge-watching on the couch, getting up and going outdoors to play is the last thing you would do. Guess we've all been there. Let these quotes inspire you to buckle up your sports shoe. Not just for your looks but your health and well-being. You'll thank yourself after that!

This article is written by Parismita Goswami who is a content writer and marketer at Vantage Circle. A feverish poet and cinephile with an intense taste for music, specifically rock, she has the heart of an explorer, learner, and is a lover of the Himalayas. To get in touch, reach out to editor@vantagecircle.com

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