Is 2017 the year you will finally get off the couch and get fit?
Have you ever thought about taking up water skiing as a way of having a ball and getting fit? Keep reading to read more about why we think this could be a great way to get you out of the gym and onto the water.
Let’s face it. If you don’t enjoy your exercise regime, you won’t stick to it. Whatever type of exercise you finally decide on, it has to be enjoyable and keep you motivated, so running miles on a treadmill just doesn’t seem to cut it for many people. So what are you to do instead? Well, what about learning to water ski? There are some real benefits to this type of exercise and we have listed just a few below for you to consider.
You may enjoy it enough to keep going back.
Getting outdoors and learning how to control your ski will keep you far more entertained than a stationary gym machine any day.
Great muscle toning.
Water skiing works just about every muscle in your body. It develops your posture and keeps your entire body at work as you get pulled along by the boat.
A great way to relieve stress and worry.
It’s hard to carry out any boring, repetitive exercise for long when you have some worries going around in your head. But get out on the water and get that adrenaline pumping and your mind won’t have time for any stress.
It promotes team work.
Getting on the water is not a lone exercise. You need to be able to work as part of a team to stay up and alive. Especially when there is more than one of you behind the boat.
It acts as a calming influence.
Many people find that being on the water has an almost meditative effect on them. Even though there are others around you, it ‘feels’ like there is just you and the water.
So, if you love the outdoors, enjoy getting wet, and are looking for an awesome way to get and keep fit, why not check out your local water ski club and give it a go some time soon.
Living each adventure,
Christine and Trevor
Empowering people to live a healthy, active, authentic and fulfilling life.
Adelaide, South Australia.
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DISCLAIMER: This article is written for informational purposes only and is based on Christine and Trevor’s own life experiences. No food featured on this site should ever be consumed or handled if known or suspected allergies exist. Nothing featured here should be taken as medical, professional or legal advice. It is always recommended that you consult the appropriate professional before changing any routine or adopting any new procedure.