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7 Sports You Can Try In Your Living Room

You don’t have to leave the house to get involved in a sport. In fact, you needn’t even venture outdoors into the garden. Here are seven sports that you can try in your living room (although you’d probably struggle to take up all of them indoors).

Cycling

Bad weather is no excuse to not take up cycling. Exercise bikes have made it possible to go on a bike ride in your home. Not only that, but companies such as Zwift.com have digitized indoor biking to make it an experience, dare I say it, better than going outdoors. Virtual games can allow you to cycle in locations around the world and even compete against other Zwift users in their homes.

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Work Out A Workout!

We are all getting busier and busier as life goes on, and so it means that there are fewer opportunities for us to fit in the all-important workout routines. And even something as enjoyable as activities and sports that you can play with your family seems to be obstructed by the working week. So by the time the weekend rolls around, we are left exhausted and not particularly in the mood to do anything that requires exertion. The real trick to getting fit when we have busy lives is all about working smarter rather than working harder. We all have to work at getting a good exercise routine in so here are a few ways to structure it into your busy lives.

Option 1:  Exercise On The Way Into Work

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5 Things Every Running Beginner Should Know

Becoming a runner for the first time isn’t for the faint of heart. But, it also gives you a sense of achievement and freedom you can’t find anywhere else. Running is healthy, boosts energy levels and promotes good mental health. In fact, there aren’t many downsides to taking up running. However, if you’re starting to run for the first time, there are a few things you should keep in mind. Take a look at these tips.

Keep in Mind That It Will Be Hard

One of the first things you’ll need to do is motivate yourself. Even when you’ve been running for a while and you’re fully aware of the benefits, motivation is still hard. Once you’ve found the motivation you need, you may find that the first half of your journey is easy. But, most runners usually hit a wall halfway through and find it difficult to carry on. Once you’ve done a few runs, you’ll have the added struggle of running while your muscles and joints are sore. It’s important to remember that your first few runs may not be easy, but it will get better if you’re willing to push through.

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