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Get Inspired: How to get into adventure sports

Adventure Sports

Adventure Sports
  • They are fast-paced, action-packed and perfect for those who want to take risks and test their bodies to the extreme.
  • Many clubs offer free trials, and cheap hire of equipment.
  • Adventure sports are fun but often very physically demanding.
  • There are clubs and groups around the world with professional coaches to help you reach your maximum potential in whichever sport you choose.
  • Most adventure sports offer more accessible variations for children or the disabled. 

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Get Inspired: How to get into adventure sports

Get Inspired: How to get into adventure sports

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Options Of Adventure Sports

  • Skateboarding: Using ramps to pick up speed, you can learn to perform tricks.
  • Mountain biking: Combinies the technical skill and endurance of cross-country and the speed of downhill racing.
  • Snowboarding: Adrenaline rush of speed, learning tricks, or a gentle ascent down the slope - snowboarding offers it all.
  • Surfing: Standing on the board and want to have some fun doing local competitions, find a local club or school.
  • Rock climbing: physically and mentally demanding it requires strength, balance and patience in order to reach the summit using a designated route.
  • Caving: it allows you to go climbing, crawling, wading and swimming all in one. It’s physically challenging and an outlet for a real explorer's spirit.

Adventure Sports

  • They are fast-paced, action-packed and perfect for those who want to take risks and test their bodies to the extreme.
  • Many clubs offer free trials, and cheap hire of equipment.
  • Adventure sports are fun but often very physically demanding.
  • There are clubs and groups around the world with professional coaches to help you reach your maximum potential in whichever sport you choose.
  • Most adventure sports offer more accessible variations for children or the disabled. 

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Exercise offers a whole host of benefits to health and well-being. Cardiovascular exercises aim to get your heart rate up and increase blood circulation.

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Strength & resistance exercises

Resistance and strength exercises can help strengthen your muscles. This is usually done on the spot and will not make you out of breath like cardio exercises.

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