5 Fun Activities You Should Try

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5 Fun Activities You Should Try 

  • 5K run. A foot race of 3.2 miles or five kilometers. May be indoors or outdoors. Remember you don’t always have to run, start off walking the event and build up to running.
  • 10K run. A foot race of 6.4 miles or ten kilometers.
  • Adventure race. A relatively long-term event that combines two or more of the following: orienteering, navigation, climbing, cross-country running, mountain biking, and paddling.
  • Aquathon. A race consisting of a swim and bike (no run).
  • Bouldering. Climbing rocks without ropes, usually short climbs on natural or man-made boulders.

Posted on August 7, 2012 in Training & Fitness

About the Author

Amy Cotta is a mother of six and grandmother of three. She’s married to Jim Cotta, former Head Strength & Conditioning Coach for the Los Angeles Lakers. She is a N.S.C.A (National Strength & Conditioning Association) Certified Personal Trainer and fitness expert. Amy is the author of Six Weeks to Skinny Jeans (Rodale) and works as a freelance writer, television host, and inspirational speaker. Amy is currently writing her forthcoming book tentatively titled Get Uncomfortable Dare and is starting work on her own non-for-profit foundation.
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