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Spontaneous Play-Workouts

Playing is a fun and engaging way to get a good workout. However, it can be difficult to figure out how to play if you haven’t done it since you were a kid. Playgrounds invite creative movement, but adults don’t have designated play-zones. Instead, we have to learn to see our everyday surroundings with new eyes. Also, most fitness programs emphasize narrowly defined movements, so spontaneous play might seem sloppy or uncomfortable at first.
There are a lot of benefits to playing: it encourages natural, coordinated movement of the whole body, gets us outdoors, is a lot of fun, stimulates the mind, and is social….