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6 Top ways to have fun and stay fit 6 Top ways to have fun and stay fit
Where does it say that staying fit has to be painful and excruciating?  There are many fun ways to stay fit or to get... 6 Top ways to have fun and stay fit

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Where does it say that staying fit has to be painful and excruciating?  There are many fun ways to stay fit or to get back in shape so you can enjoy a healthy style of life without ache full body pains or chin splints from heavy aerobics.  While a good and conscience diet will only get you half way give these tips a try and I’ll bet that you’ll have a whole better and happier approach to your next workout.

  1. Rock climbing is like doing yoga because you’re constantly shifting your weight so that it builds strong muscle and also strengthen your inner core.  Build balance and strength and burn almost 900 calories per hour.
  2. picture of Young sexy pole dance womanPole dancing is an ingenious use of a small space and a great way to get a great workout, usually done in a class setting, try investing in one and keeping it in your basement.   Here’s a fun way to work on your upper body, tone your arms and improve your posture.
  3. picture of people iceskatingOn or off the ice skating is a great aerobic workout where one can burn around 300 calories each half hour and that will that build leg strength, easily tone your lower body and is easy on the joints.
  4. picture of girl with skipping ropeJumping rope is also a fun way to stay fit and feel like a kid again.  This all body cardiovascular workout will improve your coordination while strengthening your bones and muscle. This full-body cardiovascular workout will make you feel like a kid again while strengthening your muscles and bones and improving your coordination. And just fifteen minutes of jumping rope burns about 200 calories.
  5. picture of Portrait of beautiful woman holding snow and smilingThis tip applies only after is has snowed.  But simply go out and play in it for at least one hour preferably with the kids.  This is a great way to up your metabolism and burn at least 500 calories per half hour and afterwards you get to reward yourself with a nice warm cup of cider which will also be good for you and for your heart.
  6. picture of Children play and learn at the preschool classVolunteer at a day care center.  Certainly running around after 3 year olds or leading them in activities can have you burning at least 800 calories per hour and if your in the right frame of mind you will also feel like a kid again.

Following these simple and fun suggestions you will be assured a more positive attitude when the “workout” hour comes around again.  Have fun!