Want to expand on your current weekly exercise routine but not so keen on adding another weight session or 10k run? Exercise is an important way to keep fit and healthy, but it doesn’t have to be mundane or repetitive. There are loads of great activities that you can participate in that will not only challenging you both physically and mentally, they are also great fun!
Mixing your weekly exercise routines up by incorporating fun fitness activities is a great way to get fit, learn new skills, meet new people and have a laugh whilst you are at it! If you are not sure where to start, here are 6 seriously fun ways to get fit!
HIIT dance - Love listening to good music and letting loose on the dance floor? Well, why not take your dancing to the next level and incorporate some challenging exercise into the mix? HIIT Dance classes provide interval style dance routines that are all done with high energy music and smiles. It is a sure way to build up a sweat, burn through calories and have a great time!
Aerial yoga - Taking yoga to new heights, aerial yoga adds a new dynamic and extra stretch to those yoga poses you know and love. Don’t be put off by the height or the poses though, because just as with regular yoga, there are variations and adjustments that make aerial yoga appropriate for beginners and advanced practitioners alike.
Obstacle courses - If you are looking for a real challenge, both physically and mentally, then taking part in an obstacle course could be just what you are looking for. With numerous different types to choose from, catering to all levels of fitness, obstacle courses can be both grueling and a whole lot of fun! Some courses include mud, water, electric shocks and even zombies!
Hula-hooping & Jump rope - Thought hula-hoop and jump rope was just for kids? Think again! Hula-hooping involves concentration, skill, and fitness, which is why they are even competitive sports! The best thing is you can be any age and any fitness level to have a go and you are bound to build up a sweat and have a good laugh whilst you are at it!
Pole dancing - If you want to challenge every single muscle in your body, whilst learning a fun (and sexy) skill, then pole dancing is one for you to try. It might look easy, but don’t be fooled, pole dancing will challenge your strength, flexibility and balance and all whilst you get to listen to great music and have a laugh with friends!
Indoor rock climbing - Take a friend, or go it solo, indoor rock climbing is fun and challenging (especially if you are scared of heights!). The different colours represent different levels of difficulty, and many indoor climbing facilities offer numerous courses to try out. A seriously great leg, butt and arm workout, indoor rock climbing is an excellent way to work all your muscles!