Going outside and getting fresh air has been proven to make people feel better. However, not everyone wants to just stand around without doing anything. Here are a few uncommon things you can do to keep yourself from getting bored in the great outdoors.
- Horseback Riding
There are plenty of activities that will get your adrenaline pumping. If you are an animal lover, this is one of the best options. Popular varieties include racing, dressage and show jumping. Any one of these involves training your animals to perform tasks for specific purposes.
No matter what type you would like to go after, make sure you use the proper equestrian gear to ride safely and comfortably. Epuipment might include helmets, jackets and footwear for the humans, and saddles and reins for the horses. Check your surrounding areas for stables.
- Rock Climbing
If you really want to get in tune with nature, rock climbing might be for you. Depending on your goals, you can climb competitively or recreationally. This can be a dangerous sport, so make certain you always go with someone else. People can get certified to belay other climbers, which means they will be in charge of securing the ropes as their companions ascend. One good thing about this pastime is that there are indoor gyms you can use when the weather is bad.
Bocce, which was created in Italy, is a ball-based game you play on the ground. You can compete against one other person or form teams of up to four players. Each match begins after one participant chosen at random throws a small ball called a ‘jack’ somewhere onto the playing surface. From there, everyone else takes turns throwing their own larger balls strategically to get as close to the jack as possible. One advantage of this competition is that you don’t need very much equipment to participate.
These endeavors vary in terms of effort and intensity. Think about which ones sound the most interesting and join in on the fun.