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Exciting Exercise Options For Every Bored Gym Bunny

When you love to workout, you often find yourself hitting the gym a couple of times a week. Whether you love to use the cardio machines and run up a sweat, or hit the weights and build a bit of muscle, you often find that doing the same thing all of the time gets super boring really fast. But what can you do to change that? Aside from switching up your workouts every few weeks, you may also want to think about getting out of the gym and trying out more exciting forms of exercise.

Cross Country Running

If you love to do cardio at the gym, but you find yourself getting bored with it, why not think about trying running outside instead? It can be a lot tougher than running in the gym, but the challenge is always exciting. And, if you want it to be as good as it can be, run cross country. Running the roads can be fun, but going through fields and enjoying the countryside views can be one of the best ways to enjoy your run.

Biking

When you feel like you want to do something completely different to what you do in the gym, why not think about starting to cycle? Trying out biking can be a lot of fun, a vigorous workout and a bit of a rush too. When you’re looking at the right bicycle, be sure to check out the best hybrid bikes under $1000 while you do your research. With a hybrid bike, you can ride the roads in an everyday manner, but you can also explore the mountains. And heading out into the mountains is definitely an exciting workout option.

Roller Skating

If you want something less vigorous but just as fun, why not have a go at roller skating. As a kid, you probably got out on your skates all of the time. But as you get older, you forget all about the fun you had and feel as if you have to try out more serious forms of exercise instead. Until now. When you’re bored of the gym, get on your skates and enjoy riding around with friends or racing yourself.

Wakeboarding

Or maybe you want to get out into the water and have a go at a fun kind of workout that way? Although there are so many different water workouts that you could try, wakeboarding is definitely one of the most fun. Not only can you enjoy the action and adventure of throwing yourself around on the water, it’s definitely a challenging workout too.

Rock Climbing

Finally, you may also want to think about trying out something completely different like rock climbing. If you want something that will push you both mentally and physically, rock climbing is it. But don’t worry if you don’t have the experience. You can try it out at indoor centers and even get instruction before you’re thrown in at the deep end. Then, when you’re out on real rocks, you’ll get both excitement and a workout all rolled into one.

Ally Gonzales is the founder & editor-in-chief of RunningSoleGirl. Along with blogging she is also juggling attending college and majoring in Exercise and Sports Science.

How I Gained My Confidence Back After an Injury

Can I be completely honest with you? I’ve been back to training for three months now, after my injury, and then my break on my terms. However, despite training for three months now, I’ve only within the past two weeks started gaining my confidence back. So, if you’re currently going through this process, know someone going through it, or just want to understand what it’s like to go through it. Here’s how I gained my confidence back after my injury.

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Ally Gonzales is the founder & editor-in-chief of RunningSoleGirl. Along with blogging she is also juggling attending college and majoring in Exercise and Sports Science.

6 Things They Don’t Tell You About Trail Running

For runners, there are three very distinct types of running. There’s dreadmill – treadmill – running, track, and trail running. I’ve tried each form, and my favorite is trail running. Running in nature for me is the best running, being right there in nature with your feet pounding the earth. There’s nothing like it, but there are some unknown facts about trail running. Here are six things they don’t tell you about trail running.

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Ally Gonzales is the founder & editor-in-chief of RunningSoleGirl. Along with blogging she is also juggling attending college and majoring in Exercise and Sports Science.

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