Dubai Summer Fitness- Working Out in the Heat

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Working outdoors under the scorching sun is challenging as the rise in temperature is really high. Having said that, the pandemic has taught us the importance of staying fit. Hence, we have listed a few creative ways you can get the needed workout daily.

  1. Zumba classes:

Workout can also be fun, especially if you love dancing. Zumba classes are done indoors; hence, you do not have to face the heat. The calories burned in an hour are pretty high, a great way to stay fit and agile. This is a group workout, hence a great way to socialize and stay motivated throughout the class.

  1. Spin classes:

This is another way of working out indoors and burning high calories. Again, this is a cardio session where you spin the cycle to the beat. The mix of slow and fast spinning is a great way to modulate your heart rate and burn maximum calories. This is done in large groups to keep you motivated.

  1. Join a Gym:

This is a no-brainer; joining the gym is the first thing that will come to your mind when thinking about indoor workout sessions. Moreover, a gym offers different equipment; hence you can shuffle your routine to keep you interested and your BMR under control. Use BMR Calculator to ensure you are healthy and if you have to lose weight, working out in the gym will help you gradually become fit.

  1. Kickboxing:

If you are looking for more strength-building activity, kickboxing is one of the best options. This is an indoor activity that teaches you techniques that uses muscle strength. These techniques make you stronger agile and also teach you self-defense.

  1. Indoor Sports:

If you find working out boring like many others and want to indulge in something more interesting, how about indoor sports. It can be games like squash, badminton and table tennis. If you love sports, you should definitely opt for this above anything else as you will become fit while having fun. As you enjoy these activities, you will not miss them any day, which gives you better chances of becoming fit.

  1. Home Workout:

If you do not wish to join any workout classes outside, you can also work out at home. Either join an online workout class that will help you maintain social distancing and exercise with a small group of people that will keep you motivated. Another way is making use of content online such as fitness videos, to work out on your own. This needs a lot of dedication, though, as you have to push yourself. If you are motivated enough, then this is the best way to save money and get fit, but if you feel you need to be constantly motivated, do take an expert’s help.

The Bottom Line:

Finding excuses to skip workouts is easy like it is too hot outside. This is why you should always motivate yourself and be ready with an alternative workout idea for summer so that you do not get lethargic. This workout transition from outdoors to indoors may take time to adjust, but the adrenaline you will feel after the workout session remains the same.

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