This year has been one like none other, the Covid-19 pandemic has taken its toll on all of us. With the latest lockdown procedures forcing us to spend more time indoors, social interaction is becoming a rarity. Luckily, this lockdown has brought light to a topic which everyone should be aware of. The importance of physical activity in our everyday lives.
Sport is an amazing part life, it offers an opportunity for us to get out and about and make the most out of our days. Whether this involves a trip down to the local park for a run or a little stretch in the garden, these activities have a knock-on effect on our mental health and wellbeing.
Its time for you to get out there and enjoy the beauties of sport for yourself. In this blog post, we will be discussing a few of the many activities you can take part in. We aim to inspire and motivate everyone regardless of age.
Explore The Beautiful Golf Venues
Golf is one of those incredible sports which can be enjoyed long into old age. The processes of getting up on your weekend, climbing into some smart clothes and heading out to the stunning golf course for around with your friends creates a real get up and go even when times are hard. Regardless of what stress you have going on throughout your busy life, you can always rely on golf to be the perfect sport to take your mind of everything, allowing you focus on having a bit of fun.
Dive Head First Into Outdoor Swimming
Swimming is a great form of exercise for the elderly as it helps tow work out nearly every muscle in the body. When someone mentions building muscle what’s the first thing that comes to mind? Pushing weights, long runs, cycling, all of which are great for building muscle but as you know they can be a bit labour intensive. Why not just enjoy a leisurely swim once a week, now you can work on staying strong whilst doing something that you love.
Get Active With Water Aerobics
Defiantly a favourite at the local swimming pool, water aerobics is a form of exercise which takes place in water. Often run in large classes, water aerobics is a great way to stay fit whilst also interact with others within your group. Sometimes sport has just as many social benefits as it does physical. Water aerobic classes are usually run by a qualified trainer which will help create a tailored exercise plan leaving you feeling the burn.
Explore The Local Walking Paths
Exercise can be in all shapes and sizes, not just heading out for a run or popping to the gym. The single most underrated exercise is the one that we do every day without noticing, yes walking. It’s a great way for us to stay active and get some fresh air. How about you head on down to your local park and just go for a walk, no destination in mind, maybe just a lap or two of the local dog greenspace.
Get Hooked On Fishing
Fishing is not for everyone, but when you get hooked on the sport it can be amazing. What is there not to love about spending the day out on the bank. sitting behind the rods fishing your local river or lake can be so rewarding and its a magnificent way to spend a lovely winters day. As you get older it can be hard to keep up with sport but fishing is one of those hobbies that will serve you long into old age and gives you something to pass on to the grandchildren.
We hope that you have found some inspiration in our list of sports you can take part in it. Don’t let your worries get in the way, just get out there and try it. You may be missing out on one of your long-forgotten talents.