5 FUN WAYS TO GET FIT FOR SUMMER 2016
Not only does skating make for a great date night, but you can burn over 500 calories in one hour of causal skating. Plus, skating is easy on your joints, an excellent way to strengthen muscles, and good for your heart. If you hate running, skating is the best cardio alternative for you.
2. Dance Dance Revolution
Simply Google “DDR Weight Loss” to witness the hundred of Americans who owe their body transformations to the cult classic video game, Dance Dance revolution.
One song burns over 16 calories! In just one hour, you can burn over 640 calories dancing your butt off. Aside from getting your cardio in, playing DDR helps improve balance and agility!
3. Laser Tag
Barney’s obsession with laser tag on could be the key to his fitness. You’ll be having so much fun, you won’t even notice you’re burning tons of calories! Laser Tag is not only great cardio, but it also works out your mind as you struggle to dodge the other team’s bullets. Laser tag can also be a good team-building exercise to add to your next office retreat.
Twisting, swinging, sitting, standing, turning motions all help you burn calories and flex muscles. You actually work all the muscles in the body while bowling and can burn 150-300 calories while bowling. Join a weekly bowling league and the results will speak for themselves.
Zumba is HOT right now. Check out your local gym or rec department for weekly Zumba classes or search Facebook for upcoming Zumbathons. If your “clubbing” days are in your past, Zumba is the perfect way to “party yourself into shape”. Ideal for weight loss and body toning, one hour of Zumba burns up to 1,000 calories.