Alternative Workouts

On March 23, 2021, in Commentary, by Erik

Perhaps you don’t want to admit it, but working out sometimes does feel like a chore, and despite the benefits of it you don’t always feel motivated to do it. You are not alone if you are feeling that way. The best way to overcome this mental hurdle is to pursue fun, alternative workout routines. You can often skip the gym and find a local park that will offer a parkour. This space will look like an obstacle course and the number of different uses of available structures is limitless.

Key Takeaways:

  • Gym’s can be nice but have limitations in how we make time and how natural the exercises are.
  • Parkour is a neat alternative exercise that allows for natural movements while being on the move to a destination.
  • Paddle boarding works just about all your muscles while being a fun outdoor sport. Others include ultimate frisbee, dodgeball, and salsa dancing for having actual fun motivating you to stay healthy.

“Functional exercise actually takes its roots in the rehabilitation space, and working as a Physical Therapist I have used targeted, functional exercise for years to help patients return to their lives and jobs as normal.”

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