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6 Strange Sports to Boost Your Fitness
Gold Medal Fitness
You'll see plenty of Michael Phelps, Usain Bolt, Carmelo Anthony, and Jordyn Wieber on the coverage of the London Games, but there are thousands of athletes participating in medal sports you won't see in prime time. And while you probably already know if you can shoot a basketball (maybe) or swing the uneven bars (maybe not), these lesser-celebrated sports—from fencing to table tennis to trampoline—may be the competitive passion you never knew you were looking for. Unleash your competitive juices, increase your focus, or just get a shirt-soaking new workout by trying one of these six sports.