Sometimes, the reason why it seems so hard for women to sustain an exercise routine is the lack of fun in doing it. Undeniably, most if not all types of exercise are not that easy to execute, and often involves pain while doing it. One of the major reasons for this is that exercises were generally formulated based on men’s stamina. Variations for the female built were created shortly after that. So, if you think that typical weight training and cardio exercises are too extensive for you, more than fifty percent of women feel the same way. Fortunately, there are already a lot of alternatives to ensure that your body still gets the physical activity that it needs, without having to endure either boredom or pains.
The need too socialize and bond is innate for women, which means that even an exercise routine will be better enjoyed with socialization involved. What better way to enjoy an activity than doing it with your girlfriends, right? With this, researchers find sports activities to be the more effective exercises for women. These activities do not necessarily have to be highly competitive, but they are enough to create team work and fun, which will get the participants going.
Some women go crazy on their appearance, wanting the best of the best ALWAYS and have no time to exercise so they turn to fat blockers and fat burners. However, there are some women who want to just get their body as in shape as possible and don’t worry so much about looking skinny. They want to be toned. When this is the case it is especially important for women to get together with their girlfriends and start really truly training hard. For instance, women are more likely to finish an hour-long of badminton session with friends, than a 30-minute jog. This is because the flow and mechanics of the game can efficiently take their mind off the physical exhaustion involved. Other sports activities that women are surely to enjoy are aerobics dancing, tennis, and bowling. The best thing about these types of sports is that they can be easily done indoor, which means that there are lesser excuses to skip the game. Finally, the best part about games with friends is the higher chances for laughter. Not everybody gets the luxury to even laugh while exercising. Laughter is not just the best medicine, it can also be a good form of exercise.
Now, isn’t that such a fun way to shred all those calories?
Below is an estimate of the calories you burn per sports activity.
- An hour of Badminton burns 200-250 calories
- An hour of Bowling burns 150-160 calories
- An hour of Dance Aerobics burns up to 300 calories
- An hour of Tennis burns up to 300 calories