Unique ways to keep fit

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So you’re not into gyms or standard “exercise” but you know you feel great when you’re your fit so what can you do? Well thanks to nerdfitness.com here are some ideas.

Martial arts: Be honest. You watched ‘The Matrix’, you heard Neo go “I know Kung Fu” and you wanted to be able to one day say the same thing. Whether it’s Kung Fu, Muay Thai, Tae Kwon Do, Karate or Capoeira, there’s a martial art out there that will make you feel like a badass.

Build a standing desk: It’s no surprise that there’s a strong correlation between sitting all day and an early grave. Why not fix your posture, strengthen your legs, and spend the day being more productive with a standing desk?

Stop meeting for coffee: If somebody wants to meet up with you for coffee, suggest something active; throwing a baseball, tossing a frisbee, going for a hike – anything that gets you up and moving. I say yes to pretty much anybody that invites me to play golf. Wink wink.

Clean: Ugh, nobody likes to clean the house or apartment. I certainly don’t. So I make a game out of it. I see how much I can accomplish with a single song blasting at max volume. Of course, after getting through one song, I figure “well, I’ve already started, might as well keep going”.

Do handstands: This is a fun activity that builds up serious arm and core strength and will leave you sweating bullets after even a few minutes. Find a park, go do handstands, cartwheels, somersaults, and whatever else makes you feel young again.

Parkour: The beginner’s guide to Parkour is one of the most popular on Nerd Fitness. I don’t care how old you are, there’s no reason you can’t get started with rolling around in your yard and vaulting over picnic tables and bike racks.

Playout: Is Parkour too serious for you? Try a playout! Spiderman was on to something – climbing walls, swinging from skyscrapers, and popping flips around the bad guys. You might not be able to swing between buildings, but you can definitely visit a playground in your area and get creative!

There’s plenty of things to do in this awesome weather we’re having lately, get out and have fun.

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