Working out doesn’t have to be boring, nor does it have to take place on the typical gym equipment loathed by so many. Here are many easy ways you can have fun while working out and no longer look at it like a chore that it can be sometimes. You should always get at least 30-60 minutes of cardiovascular exercise each day. Cardiovascular exercise is that in which the heart rate becomes elevated for an extended period of time. This is good for heart health, general health, and your energy levels. Participating in this type of exercise is so good for your emotional health as well!
Okay then, let’s discuss all the fun you can have while working out. One way to have fun while working out is to play one of your favorite sports. You can play basketball, football, soccer, tennis, badminton, or even extreme sports, provided your heart rate goes up and stays there. Swimming is a very high calorie burning* exercise that many people enjoy immensely. Boxing, if you enjoy that, is another great way to get your cardio workout. Gymnastics, riding your bike, hiking, and climbing are also great ways to get a work out in.
If you walk the course when golfing, that can be a great way to have fun while working out as well. If you are into Martial Arts of any kind, you are definitely getting your exercise while taking a lesson or performing the arts. Surfing is great exercise too, as it relates to swimming. Dance is one of the world’s favorite ways to exercise. It can come in many forms that provide lots of high end cardiovascular work. Latin dancing, Swing dancing, and jazz are just a few kinds that will work many parts of the body while also giving you that cardio workout. There are many American and Global rhythms you can choose from to use.
There are lots of programs out there to help you have fun while working out. Some of them are more popular than others, but as long as you choose to use the method that you find to be the most fun, you are the most likely to stick to your regimen and reap the true rewards of consistent cardiovascular exercise. Add some flexibility training and strength training to your routine, and you will reap the full rewards of a complete exercise program. Since the cardiovascular portion provides* the most variety, have fun with it, and you’ll stick to it!