How to Get Active Without Entering a Gym
I don’t do running. I don’t do workouts. I do, however, believe that physical activity should not be confined to these two things alone.
“Over the years, I haven’t had the best relationship with exercise.
I’ve tried to get into a routine of jogging, but usually expect too much of myself and feel poorly afterwards. I’ve previously used casual gym passes, but ultimately they are costly and aren’t geared to someone who might go once or twice a week. During my school years I was never really taught how to play sports, and usually tried to stay as far away from the ball as possible!
It has only been in more recent years that I’ve embraced other forms of exercise beyond the conventional gym or running. There are so many activities that qualify as exercise, making it possible to burn calories while doing something that you actually enjoy!”
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