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WHICH SPORT SHOULD I CHOOSE IN September?

You have decided to take up sports again but you don't know which one to choose? Discover in detail 8 sports to help you choose the right one for you.

 

Gymball or fitball

What is it?

The gymball, also known as the Fitball is highly popular in fitness clubs, but originally, it was designed for physiotherapists. It is a postural sport, that strengthens your muscleswithout you even noticing! It consists in exercises using a large ball, which requires concentration and good balance. During a session you can enjoy a full body workout: arms, shoulders, back, thighs, buttocks, chest, and last but not least, abs. You will stretch, learn postures, increase your strength and have fun. Roll to well being!

 

For whom?

Do you need to exercise gently? Tone your figure and enjoy a full body workout with gymball. It is kind on the joints and is a gentle exercise that is accessible to all.

 

Yoga

What is it?

Yoga was invented by the people of the Indus valley in India, over 5000 years ago. It is a physical, mental and spiritual discipline. It consists in bodily exercises that help you feel good, find inner peace and increase self-knowledge. There is an impressive number of different types of yoga. Whether you want to relax, increase your endurance, slim, reduce pain or lower your stress levels, there is a specific type of yoga that can help and suit each personality.

 

For whom?

If you are stressed and really need to relax, yoga is for you! There is no age limit, it is ideal for all those who want to find peace. It can be practiced by children, the elderly and pregnant women.

 

Bokwa

What is it?

You enjoy Zumba®, you like to move your body and work out in a fun atmosphere? Try out the new fitness craze now: Bokwa®. A trendy class combining African dance, capoeira, kick boxing and step. The dancers draw letters and numbers with their feet while performing energetic exercises one after the other. There's no fixed choreography and you don't have to count any steps. Just feel the music and move freely to the rhythm. Guaranteedfun!

 

For whom?

If you loved Zumba®, you will love this new trend. The good news is that everyone can join in, no matter what their dance level is. To increase your energy and exercise with a smile, try out this new class.

 

Trampolining

What is it?

Bouncing to fitness sounds like a good idea to you? That is what this fitness class favourite promises: Rebounding or Jump. The idea? In group classes, you will learn to master small choreographed jumps on a background of lively music with a beat. Unbeatable to strengthen core muscles and work on breathing, without taking things too seriously, the mini trampoline is a very efficient way to slim. 10 minutes of activity is equivalent to 30 minutes of running. How can you not be tempted by all of that?

 

For whom?

No need to be a seasoned sportsperson to bounce, everyone can go at their own pace. You can manage your pace as you want. Trampolining is easy on the joints, and can also be used for rehabilitation, for work on coordination and balance. It is suitable for everyone, apart from people suffering from heart problems, knee pain and scoliosis.

 

Bodybuilding

What is it?

Bodybuilding involves a wide range of exercises aimed at developing or maintaining muscle mass and strength. This sport is the basis for weightlifting, athletic strength, bodybuilding and toning for sports... It is used for physical preparation by most sports. Its benefits? You will increase your strength and body mass, strengthen your muscles, tendons and ligaments (reducing the risk of injury), reduce body fat and help reduce back pain.

 

For whom?

No need to be an athlete to start bodybuilding! It is more popular with men, but this activity is ideal for all sportspeople who enjoy physical exercise and sport and who want to increase their body mass.

 

TRX

What is it?

TRX or Total Resistance Exercise was born in the United States in 2003, and was created by special forces commandoes. The idea? Pull ups and push ups using straps fixed to the ceiling, working on resistance with body weight. Immediate effects guaranteed: weight loss, strengthening the entire body, improved flexibility, better cardiovascular function... Under its strict exterior, TRX is actually fun: you can enjoy it without thinking too much about the effort. The number of postures is huge (over 300 exercises), you can multiply sessions!

 

For whom?

For all! Seasoned sportspeople and beginners can try this new type of exercise. The level of difficulty depends on the posture and angle of the body.

 

Cycling

What is it?

Pedal your way to fitness! Cycling or biking group classes have taken over fitness centres and that is a good thing: this complete sport has many advantages. Here, you pedal to a rhythm, encouraged by a coach to push your limits. Everyone can adjust the resistance of the bike depending on their own ability. And its advantages should not be neglected: you tone up, slim down and work on heart rate. The entire body works and it helps you relax. Fun and relaxation guaranteed.

 

For whom?

You enjoy a challenge? Take up cycling! There is nothing better to release tensions and exceed your limits. Practicing a sport with a group is a great way to stay motivated, an extra reason to try this one out.

 

Boxing

What is it?

Step into the ring to take up a great sport: boxing. This combat sport, which everyone knows, is practiced one against one, using percussive punches. It is good for the body and good for the mind. Kick boxing, Full contact, Thai boxing, English boxing, French boxing: there are various types of boxing. Boxing has many benefits: developing the cardio-vascular system, combining various exercises that have an effect on the entire body, increasing flexibility, toning muscles, managing emotions, developing self confidence.

 

For whom?

A release for some, cardio exercise for others, and an exercise in self-control for others, boxing is a real martial art. It isn't just for men! It also attracts more and more women who are now putting on their gloves and entering the ring.

 

 

 

To discover more activities, head to the SPORTS section! Before choosing a sport, go to see your doctor and a coach to check your sporting profile.

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