Instead of sitting on the couch and watching television, today is the day
that you try something new. Learning something new can be daunting and
intimidating, so here are some activities that are easy to start as a beginner!
don’t know how to ride a bike, this may take a little more time to learn.
However, if you do know how to ride a bike, try it out as a hobby. Biking is
great exercise and a fun way to explore different parts of your neighborhood
and town. Just remember to wear a helmet!
seen two people hitting a fast ball around with racquets inside of a clear box?
One of those people could be you! Racquetball courts are often found in local
recreation centers, and the equipment is usually free to rent. It can take a
little bit of time to get the hang of swinging the racket, but it can be a fun
fast-paced game to play with a buddy.
climbing may seem like an extreme sport, indoor sport climbing and bouldering
are incredibly beginner friendly. Every gym offers an introductory class to
teach you how to safely climb. There’s nothing better than working your way up
to the top and feeling that sense of accomplishment. It’s also guaranteed to be
an incredible strength and endurance workout!
requires skill and coordination, but it can be a fun activity to do with a
group of friends regardless of volleyball experience. There are also local
leagues that you can join that allow you to pick your team’s skill level, so
you can engage in some friendly competition while enjoying the fresh air.
looking for something a little slower in pace, yoga is a great option. This is
an activity that everyone should try at least once. While some say it’s a
spiritual experience, it can also simply be a place where you challenge your
balance, body awareness, and deep breathing. Don’t be intimated by all the yogi
talk. A beginner class is waiting for you!
looking for a new and trendy activity, Spikeball is the game for you. The
equipment fits into a small bag and only requires a small area to set up the
net. Spikeball is a sport that’s a combination between volleyball and
four-square. It is play 2 vs. 2 on a hula hoop sized trampoline net with balls
slightly smaller than a baseball. A player serves the ball down on the net and their
team has up to three hits to control the ball and bounce it off the net for the
other team’s turn. The exciting part of Spikeball is there are no boundaries; a
player can move or hit the ball anywhere!