Exercise is boring! Well, that’s what many people will say when they give up exercise midway because they lose motivation. Also, lifting weights with weird expressions or doing many jumping jacks isn’t fun either. But healthcare professionals suggest that we get at least two and a half hours of exercise every week. But if it is not fun, will it be sustainable? So, here’s the deal, make a pact with yourself that you will exercise, but you will also have a lot of fun in the process. Don’t believe us? Do read on!
We have all dreamed about flying high in the sky like birds. But sadly, when we do that, we are inside a metal cruising through the clouds. However, you can do that fly against gravity and feel like a bird as you swing in the air like you saw those daredevil performances at the circus. And it leaves you wondering how you watched them with bated breath with hearts in your mouth! This technique uses modified circus equipment to work on your upper body and core muscles. Just take that leap of faith, and you will do well.
Bokwa, a fitness drill conceptualized by LA-based fitness trainer Paul Mavi. It is a South African dance workout that includes movements that take on the shape of English alphabets.
Once you master the steps, you can make it your own by adding your very own shimmies. It does not follow any structured choreography like Zumba or BollyX dance fitness programs. The instructor uses hand signals to make participants draw letters with their feet. Even if you have two left feet, you will still be able to nail those numbers.
Masala bhangra is catching on to different parts of the world because of its infectious rhythm and the fact that it has fun written all over it, and who can resist fun?
You dance, you lose weight, and the entire time you end up having a whole lot of fun. This high-energetic fitness program created by Sarina Jain mixes bhangra moves at the beats of foot-tapping Bollywood numbers.
Batuka hails from Brazil, and it is an excellent sculpting aerobic activity that combines martial arts with superlative dance moves. So, the idea behind this form of dancing is it helps promote overall health and bring about a balance in your mind, body, and soul.
Everyone is into twerking these days, right from Miley Cyrus to Nicki Minaj. But, it is not only an innovative dance form, but this thrusting hip movement can turn out to be a great way to tone up your lower body. Twerk away while you lose fat and tone up your abs, hips, thighs, glutes, and lower back, one twerk at a time.
If you are a pro at multitasking, try this amazing hybrid that combines singing and spinning. Just sing at the top of your voice and listening as you whittle away your waist by cycling away to glory. The combination is super effective in synchronizing your breath, tone your body, and improve your endurance levels.
The beautiful music, the rhythmic swaying makes belly dancing a great option to put you in a good mood and help burn calories. The moves primarily focus on your abdomen and pelvic region’s muscles, and you end up getting flat abs made straight out of a dance studio.
Hula hooping is just not for children. But it is a great option to bring up your strength and bring about balance at any age. Hula hooping can burn as many as seven calories a minute. So it may burn calories close to 200 calories in a 30-minute session! While you strengthen and tone your abdominal, hip, thigh, glute, and leg muscles. Hula Hooping has become so popular that every year on 5th October, hoopers join together to celebrate World Hoop Day.
Hula Hooping has takers in celebrities such as Catherine Zeta-Jones, Michelle Obama, and Grace Jones. You can channel your inner child with this wonderful form of exercise. Buy a hoop, a weighted one if you want to challenge yourself and start hooping away. Go out into the sun and join your children in a hooping competition. Make it a fun event with prizes for the person who hula hoops for the longest period!
With this kind of exercise, there is no way you will skip exercises even for a day!