Researchers from a in the UK say that training in a sports team is the best to improve all-round fitness. They said team sport players have the endurance and of long-distance runners, and the strength of . This is because of the types of exercise that team players do. The researchers said the to all-round fitness is to combine strength with endurance and stamina. Cycling, running or swimming was for all-round fitness. In , energetically doing housework and climbing was a good to the gym.
The study looked at 228 athletes 17 to 37. There were endurance athletes, as cyclists, skiers and long-distance runners; athletes, such as sprinters and bodybuilders; and team athletes who played basketball, football and . The researchers tested the athletes' power, their ability to jump, and the athletes' use during hard exercise. A said his study showed that "endurance training for power athletes and power for endurance athletes" was . He said team players were to do both.