Getting enough exercise in the heat of the summer might seem like a chore, but there are tons of imaginative ways to get moving indoors and outdoors year-round. Get your play on and find fun ways to exercise with these weird and wacky ideas:
Geocaching isn’t the only way to put a little adventure in your daily dose of physical activity. You can make your own scavenger hunt for your family, or sign up for an organized scavenger hunt near you. Urban Adventure Quest offers scavenger hunts around Phoenix and Tucson. You get to complete challenges, earn points, and see sights, all while getting a ton of great exercise. The hunts also have a leaderboard with everyone’s time, so don’t slow down! If you’re in Flagstaff with your family, try this scavenger hunt and see how many things on the checklist you can find.
Tired of staying at home? You may not think of games like bowling as exercise, but you can burn anywhere from 170 to 300 calories per game. Bowling helps your body and arms receive a weight-based workout and, just like any other exercise, helps reduce your risk of various health issues. Plus, it’s fun for everyone!
With all these exciting and creative ways to exercise, you can fight boredom and get moving even in this summer heat. Do you have more weird and whacky ways to stay active? Share them in the comments!
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