Sport is result-oriented, and the means is ignored - the body is made to perform, regardless of any adverse biofeedback.
This is not healthy at all.
Running the marathon is meaningless if it damages your knees or you have a
When a person swims, how often do they pay attention to the quality of
Are they interested in swimming with awareness,
of accomplishing a whole-body action?
Or are they counting lengths?
Liz Koch, author of The Psoas Book wrote:
sport activities emphasise strength, endurance and speed. Development of
muscle control rather than skeletal balance takes precedence. Gaining speed
at the expense of mounting tension, is too often the goal.