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Activities that amuse you and capture your interest when you are at leisure, are worth pursuing. This is how you gauge your potential, realize what your skills are, and find your hidden talents. If you find that these activities entertain you and hold your interest, then you should take them up as your hobby. A hobby need not necessarily be a natural instinct, it can also be acquired and inspired by someone. Many hobbyists take immense pleasure in practicing their hobbies without expecting any monetary rewards and ultimately, they find life in their hobbies.

Men are usually fascinated by things that are exciting and adventurous. They are partial to activities that ensure immense pleasure and satisfaction. Not only do they enjoy their hobby, but also derive a sense of self-satisfaction. For example, you will come across someone who is a chef by profession but his favorite pass time is playing golf. Like this, more than a thousand examples can be cited, where people pursue their hobby with utmost enthusiasm. This also adds an edge to their talent and abilities. Some hobbies popular among men are:

Games/Sports
Sports could be a profession, as well as a hobby. People who play games just for the sake of fun, enjoy them immensely. Playing games on the computer, Xbox, or PSPs has become an exciting hobby for young adults. Apart from playing indoor games, outdoor games are also taken up with equal enthusiasm. Men who are adventurous, find solace in such sport activities. Here are some options for making games and sports as your hobby.
  • Chess
  • Billiards
  • Trekking
  • Camping
  • Hiking
  • Skateboarding
  • Skiing
  • Rafting
  • Scuba diving
  • Biking
  • Skating
  • Archery
  • Football
  • Basketball
  • Badminton
Creative Works
The ambit of your creativity can be infinite. The more you explore, the more you come to know about your innate qualities. Whether it's in the field of science or arts, the moment you start giving a boost to your capabilities, you start enjoying it. And you never know, that one day it might make you famous! It oft happens, that you observe someone doing something interesting, and you develop a keen interest to try your hand at it. This way you acquire a good hobby. Here are some creative hobby ideas for men.
  • Painting
  • Leather working
  • Woodworking
  • Scriptwriting
  • Writing short stories
  • Writing poems
Entertainment
The world of entertainment is vast and you can easily find out a platform for yourself to nurture your talents. With numerous theater schools mushrooming, young adults and even older age group people are giving themselves time to pursue and practice them. You will often observe that doctors form small groups and musical bands to enjoy their leisure hours. Irrespective of whether you possess innate dancing skills or you are in the process of learning how to dance, it a great source of delight. Check the list.
  • Dancing
  • Choreography
  • Acting
  • Theater/Drama
  • Singing
  • Playing musical instruments (guitar, drum, flute, violin, piano, synthesizer, etc)
  • Composing music
  • Photography
Others
Apart from these broad categories, there are many other exciting hobbies that are taken up by enthusiasts. The male folk is generally associated with masculinity and there are many interesting hobbies that match up with such traits. You will come across many such adventure lovers on television who dare to go to any extent to fulfill their hobbies. On the contrary, men who possess superb culinary skills are always appreciated by the opposite sex. Thus, you can see that hobbies depend absolutely on personal choice and preferences.
  • Hunting
  • Fishing
  • Cookery
  • Swimming
  • Geocaching
  • Whittling
  • Metalworking
  • Homebrewing
  • Rocketry
  • Shooting
  • Mentoring
  • Body building
  • Collecting (autographs, coins, gadgets, pens, etc)
Engaging in a hobby will keep you occupied and at the same time will help you improve your skills and knowledge through practice and experience. Doesn't matter whether you cultivate a hobby or you have a natural inclination towards it, just make sure that you enjoy it.