Staying fit is very important but there are a number of problems that many people with getting enough exercise in their life and one of the biggest problems is the fact that so many workout routines can be boring! It is hard enough to put yourself through regular workouts but when the workout is boring, you can see why so many people stop coming back.
This is why it is important to find a sport or activity that will excite you and get you coming back for more. Ideally you want to feel as though you are not even working out when you are working out to get the best benefit. If you can find an activity that you love which will also provide you with a vigorous and complete workout, you should grab it and make the most of it while you can.
There are obviously people that love running and who get a big thrill from getting out on the road or out on the treadmill but this is not for everyone. It is easy to see why team sports are popular because they promote health and fitness but can also provide a social aspect for players. Many people decide that taking part in a team sport is the best way for them to stay fit but there is a need to find the right sport to enjoy.
You need to be engaged to enjoy a sport
Football can be a great way to have fun but there are plenty of times during a game, even during a five a side match, where you donít have to move much. People looking for a sport that will provide them with fast action and a full cardio workout may find that even a popular sport like football is going to be too tame and mundane for their liking. This is where an all action sport is going to be of greater interest and in recent times, there have been a good few exciting and almost extreme sports to choose from.
A great example of an exhilarating team sport would be roller derby and this may be just the sport for some people to really get involved with. It is a sport that is suitable for men, women and even children so a family can get involved with it and share the fun and activity together. If you have not heard of roller derby, it is a sport that originated in America and there is plenty of contact involved!
It is possible to get injured in roller derby but there is plenty of equipment gear to wear and many of the players enjoy the action and pace of the sport. The aim of the game is for scoring players on each to lap their opponents on their oval track but there are plenty of offensive and defensive roles for team-members to play. If you have been looking for a sport that will provide you with regular exercise but will also be interesting enough to keep you coming back every single week, roller derby may be the solution.
May 29, 2013 6:03 PM | Rollerblading