9 Sports to Help You Get Active This Summer

Free time and sun… The summer is conducive to test new activities and to be joyous. Here are ten sports to try during the summer season.

1. Paddling

Paddling is a sport that consists of standing on a board and paddling on the water.

It is a sport that works all muscle groups, including abdominals and helps to strengthen its balance.

2. Beach volley

Beach volley is a team sport between two teams of two players on a sand court. It appeared in California in the 1920s.

It allows to enjoy the beach while moving and works especially the legs and glutes.

3. Scuba diving

Scuba diving is to stay underwater or snorkel or breathe with a bottle of oxygen.

It is an activity that allows you to refocus and connect with nature. In addition, it has the advantage of strengthening the entire body.

4. Surfing

Surfing is a thrilling sport that involves sliding on waves of varying size, standing on a board.

The leaning posture on bent legs allows to work all the muscles of the lower body. The arms are used to maintain balance and change direction. It is an excellent sport for the heart.

5. Sea kayaking

A sea kayak is a kayak designed for walking or hiking at sea. It is recommended for people with low sports because it is not a cardio activity.

It allows you to work mainly the upper body, arms and shoulders.

6. Kitesurfing

Kitesurfing is a sliding sport consisting of moving with a board on the surface of the water being towed by a suitable kite.

New sport in vogue, it requires however an excellent physical condition and to like thrills.

7. Rafting

Rafting is a sport that consists of descending sections of river with rapids aboard a raft.

Rafting as a hobby is accessible to all, provided of course to know how to swim and to be of the required age (8 years minimum). It is a group activity, which allows to take advantage of the strengths of each and develop self-help qualities.

8. Climbing

Climbing is a sport consisting of progressing along a wall to reach the top of a cliff or an artificial structure using suitable equipment.

It is a sport that develops the muscles of the upper and lower body and works flexibility and balance.

9. Cycling

Cycling is a fun activity for the whole family, allowing you to travel longer distances than on foot.

The bike cross is a variant of the bike that offers multiple sensations because often practiced on rough roads or more difficult to practice (sand). It works the balance and solicits the muscles of the lower body.