Getting in shape and maintaining that shape can be hard. You go through the same motions at the local gym or health club, but that can get old. Sometimes, a change of pace can be just the thing you need. After all, variety is the spice of life.
Here are some ideas that will spare you the monotony of the gym and still give you great, effective results. You'll have a lot of fun doing it too, and you might discover an exercise you've never tried that you really like. Who says you need the gym to get in great shape?
The rules of losing weight and developing better fitness have never changed. It's not about how you get it done, but that you give your body a consistent challenge and avoid plateaus. And part of accomplishing that is enjoying your workout enough to be motivated to keep at it.
1Time To Go Hiking
Hiking is an activity that will get your heart pumping and yield an awesome experience of the outdoors and fresh air. Consider finding some local trails, grab some shoes, and get going. The scenery is way more interesting than that of staring at a TV or the walls of the gym, not to mention the sense of accomplishment you experience at a trail conclusion.
2Join A Team
No matter what your age is, there's bound to be local adult sports teams you can join around your area. If it's important to you to get fit and have fun while doing it, this is what you want to do. There's nothing better than burning calories and having a great time. Why should working out be a chore? If there isn't a team around, grab some friends and try doing some group workouts.
David Baker is a resident of Houston, Texas. He's a huge tech geek, loves frequent travel, and most importantly basketball (go Rockets!). His passion for guiding others has been deep-rooted all his life.