I wish all of my hobbies – writing, penpalling, reading, watching documentaries, surfing the internet – would keep me fit. Sadly, they don’t and none of them involve physical activity so I’m sitting while I’m doing them.
Fortunately, I like to exercise. One of my favorite forms of exercise is walking. I usually walk for 30 minutes on my lunch hour if the weather is nice and 30 minutes after work when I come home. I also try to walk to the grocery store that’s near me if I know that I won’t be buying a lot of items. Using public transportation adds to my walking routine since I have to walk to and from the train/bus stations.
Walking helps to relieve a lot of stress. I can let my mind wander and I’m inspired by being outside. This is how I became interested in my newest hobby which is photography. I wanted to capture the beauty I was able to notice by not driving.
I’ve been wanting to take an exercise class for a while and I signed up to take spinning, Pilates, and Zumba. Of all these classes, spinning is the one that intimidates me but I’m sure I’ll be fine.