Get Fit in 2016: Top 4 Sports to Get Involved in This Year
Holidays needn’t be lazy, with all of your time spent lounging round the pool. Why not burn off the calories whilst you get a tan on your holiday break, no matter where in the world you are. Here are five sports that you can easily do when visiting new destinations, shopping or exploring;
Ride a Scooter
You can easily wheel to the shops in this light and portable device. Scooters are also easily foldable, meaning that you can take one on trains, tubes or buses if the distance you want to go is a little longer than expected. You can also personalise your own scooter, decorating the board and wheels in your favourite logo or design.
Glide on a Balance Board
The recent storm of celebrity endorsements for balance boards have quadrupled sales and made this sport fashionable with both young and old. By placing your two feet into the footholds and balancing in the direction you wish to go, balance boards are a fast way to get around. There is no need to hold any handles, keeping your hands free to hold your backpack or shopping. You just require a plug socket to charge the device up before taking it out on the town.
Slide on a Skateboard
Classic skateboards and longboards are both cool commuting devices, enabling you to jump up ramps and slide down rails. Skateboards are a fun sport to do in the sunshine whilst you get a tan. Climb up a hill whilst exploring your favourite destination and slide back down for a fun trip.
Dance in your Roller Skates
Traditional roller skates are back in a big way. This is partly thanks to the rise of the infamous Roller Derby sport, which is an all-girl contact sport, where two teams race to compete around a track. Arms and elbows are involved. However, if you don’t like confrontation or don’t want to join a team, traditional solo skating is also acceptable in places worldwide, including in cities and by the beach. Huntington Beach in Southern California is a popular hotspot for people who roller skate solo in the sun.
Altogether, any of these sports can guarantee you a fun, fitness filled and calorie burning holiday. Just make sure you keep safe and wear a helmet if travelling near or by traffic in busy areas.