A fun alternative to the treadmill...
Nitres, Rec Sports Ambassador
Many people find it difficult fitting the gym into their daily schedule. Most of those peoples’ reasoning for it being such a difficult task is that it is too hard or tiring. I can agree with those individuals; working out can be a very hard duty to complete on a daily basis. For some people, it is not fun and requires a great amount of dedication and will power, but like anything, when people do things they are not passionate about it usually becomes a challenge to stay dedicated.
Let’s face it, most people don’t entirely enjoy working out, they just like the results they get. Still, for a lot of us the agony outweighs the desire, and after a few trips to the gym, we give up hope. If only there were ways for people to stay fit and healthy without torturing themselves! Maybe running on the treadmill just doesn’t excite you. Well what does?
When it comes to working out; I like to engage in the informal sports. I personally do not like the treadmill but I really enjoy playing volleyball. So, when it is time for me to do my daily workout and I begin to dread that trip to the gym, I switch things up a bit and check out a volleyball instead of heading straight to the fitness area. If I’m there with a friend we practice drills with one another and if I am solo I do simple drills with the ball. I find this much more enjoyable than the routine machines every day. At SHSU rec there are many informal sports: basketball, racquetball, wallyball, tennis, just to name a few. Don’t let anything stop you from getting fit and staying healthy - find an activity you enjoy at the rec and make that your workout. Trust me you won’t regret it!