There are gyms around the world, all offering a range of exercise equipment and fitness classes. This high intensity gym, in Karachi, is helping its members work off the stresses of city life. In Los Angeles, those looking for something a bit more exotic are turning to Bollywood.
“North India’s got a dance called Bhangra, which is really all the rage right now. And you’re seeing it everywhere, and it’s probably the most fun dance that you can do.”
Boxing is not as graceful, but it still gets your pulse racing, especially when it’s done to music. Playing football instead of watching it on TV can make you a winner, not in points gained, but in pounds lost. The Londoners in the man versus fat project set up the club in 2016.They felt there weren’t enough fat loss schemes aimed specifically at men.
“Most of it men are losing 5 percent, many of the men are losing 10 percent of their starting body weight. And a lot of that comes down to the peer support that they get from other mentor from their coach.”The centuries-old practice of yoga is gaining popularity as a path toward fitness.And the practice has evolved in some surprising ways, there’s yoga and then there’s laughing yoga.
“Endorphins in the body helped bite what make us sick, they give us happiness. With every belly laugh you lose 3.5 calories and it’s like Botox for the girls.”
And wait for it there’s goat yoga.“Goat yoga is a combination of a very serious meditation with the yoga, and then very not so serious meditation with the playful antics of the goat kids, it keeps it real, it keeps you in the moment.”If none of those are for you, you can pick a different resolution next New Years.
I’m Faith Lapidus VOA News