Exercise doesn’t have to be one size fits all. It is completely up to you to mould your own routine that works for your body and schedule. A workout routine also doesn’t have to be purely gym and cardio. Other activities can be a great way to find a new hobby and have some fun.
Hiking has its ups-and-downs. It’s a great way to build muscles in your legs and has amazing cardiovascular benefits, but the uphill battles can be quite a chore. Nevertheless, the reward at the end of the hike gives you a great sense of accomplishment and a spectacular view if you choose the right path. Be sure to take a walking track that is suitable to your fitness level, and to enjoy the relaxing atmosphere. It could be a great chance to clear your head and de-stress.
When we are young, we tend to be more involved in sports teams and group activities but there are many opportunities for adults to partake in these activities. You can join a local team of take advantage of free public recreational spaces. Take a trip down memory lane and recapture the fun of throwing hoops at the basketball court or serve an ace in tennis.
Take the stairs
It’s that simple. We often avoid stairs and opt for the convenience of elevators or escalators. Next time, challenge yourself to take it one step at a time. Stair climbing improves cardiovascular fitness and is great for counteracting a sedentary lifestyle. It’s a simple way to add a little bit of physical activity and movement to your day.
Tear up the dancefloor on a night out or boogie while you’re cooking dinner. Dancing gets your entire body moving and is good for your heart. It also helps with balance and coordination. It may seem a little silly at first if you’re not used to dancing, but it can be a real mood booster once you try it. Simply moving your body can aid your heart and lungs, strengthen muscles and improve mental wellbeing. Or get the video game Just Dance out and make it a fun activity for the whole family.