Getting Fit: Gym VS. Surfing

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Everyone needs an exercise from time to time especially when your job requires you to sit all day. Here are some reasons why you should exercise:

  • increases your energy levels
  • boosts your stamina
  • improves muscle strength
  • helps loose or maintain weight
  • improves brain function
  • lowers the risk of some disease
  • enhances immune system
  • gives you better sleep
  • reduces some effects of aging

The common misconception of people getting fit is that you have to undergo pain. People think that you have to go to the gym to get fit.  When you see the gym equipment it makes you cringe. Every time you run on the tread mill you cannot go on a faster pace because you are so scared that you might slip that everyone might see and laugh at you. You are intimidated because you feel surrounded by well-toned muscled men and women who look like they know exactly what they are doing. You do not want people seeing you with sweat stains. You think you do not have to exercise because you have a healthy diet. Thinking of the gym makes you feel lazy and bored. The list can go on and on.

But now anyone can exercise the fun way, all you have to do is choose a sport and be active with it. One of the best recommended sports that are considered fun and exciting is surfing. Learning how to surf will give you adrenaline rush you want trying to meet and catch the waves. You do not have to worry about other people seeing you with sweat stain because you will be having fun being wet and catching some waves. You do not have to be afraid of slipping out of your board because you will be saved by the waves and no one will see the silly face you made in the water. You will have fun getting your body toned and you do not have to worry that much about your diet because you burn it all while you surf. If you are too busy with your work and family that you do not have the time to go to the beach, make it a family activity rather than going to the gym concentrating on your work out.

Both surfing and getting a gym membership will cost you money and time. What better way to spend it with your family and have fun? Surfing! You get the same benefits of exercising but in the most exciting way. Call Surf & Sun now for surf lessons South Australia!