It’s that time again. The time when thousands of people make the new year’s resolution to keep fit and stay healthy and tens of people actually bother doing it. It’s almost become a joke now to say that you’re going to start exercising as a new year’s resolution! You’d be better off saying you were going to change careers and become and astronaut! But what if you’re tired of making the same of resolution? What if this year you really want to get serious and don’t want yours to end up on the pile of failed resolutions halfway through February? Well, why not try something a bit different? Many people end up giving up on their fitness resolutions because they pick they same boring old routines year after year. And if there’s one thing that can ruin your motivation to exercise, it’s boredom! With that in mind, here are some sports that you might on have that will give you a surprisingly good workout while keeping your attention.
Now, I know what you’re thinking. “No one ever got a decent workout from playing golf!” But that’s where you’re wrong. Golf is actually a surprisingly effective workout. In particular, people are often shocked by just how much cardio is involved. Simply walking across the course is a great way to improve your cardiovascular system. Not only that but the act of swinging the club itself gives you a pretty decent level of strength training and will improve your balance. It’s also a great workout for your mind to. Golf involves a great deal of concentration, and it will help you develop technical skill and discipline. So if you’re looking for a surprisingly thorough workout, hop onto bestgolfstuff.com, find some clubs and hit the green.
Now if you want a true balance of mental and physical workouts, then chess boxing is definitely the sport for you. It doesn’t take much to work out exactly what this sport entails. After all, the clue is in the name. It’s alternating rounds of chess and boxing. Forcing you to use your smarts as well as your quick reflexes. In the end, it’s either a knockout or a checkmate that decides the results of the game. If you think this seems easy then just try countering Petrov’s defense after two or three blows to the head!
Ever wanted to know what it feels like to be a hamster in a ball? No? Well, now you can! Zorbing is one of the most ridiculous activities to appear in recent years, but it’s also deliriously entertaining. There’s nothing more fun that being flung around in a giant inflatable ball as you roll downhill. Not only that but it gives you a seriously good full body workout as you try to maintain your balance. Plus the soft inflatable material of the ball means that it’s surprisingly low-impact as well.