How to practice sports spending only few or no money

There are a lot of excuses when it comes to working out, but money sure shouldn’t be one of them. Do we really want to make our health depend on our monthly income?

Physical activity is not something we buy, it is something we do. Nevertheless, sports nowadays have become a great business (with kind regards to capitalism): gym and sports club membership fees, sports gear and, not to mention, any type of mostly unnecessary fitness gadgets. Continue reading

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Out on a snowshoe adventure

Believe it or not, we do have snow in South Italy. Sometimes.

Calabria has almost 800 km of coastline, but the rest that’s in-between are mostly big mountain ranges: Sila, Aspromonte and Serre. And as I’m a huge mountain lover, we sometimes pack our stuff and take off for a little excursion.

This winter has been quite cold and thus, we had some nice snow in January. (Of course, only in the mountains) Coa and I therefore decided to have a little fun with our TSL 226 Randos. Continue reading

Let’s fight

I first entered a boxing gym in october 2012, one day after my birthday. Never had I thought I’d actually become a boxer.

 

I had just turned 26 and was in my last year at university. Finding out that a few gyms were offering some interesting discounts for students, I was keen to try something new. The options included mostly the latest fitness trends such as Zumba, Spinning, Pilates. But there, inbetween a list of music-supported glute strengthening classes, I saw it, a boxing class. And I knew I had to try it. Continue reading