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A Few Hobbies That Might Just Make You Get off the Couch and Become more Active

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A Few Hobbies That Might Just Make You Get off the Couch and Become more Active

Many scientists have confirmed that the two strongest points of gravity on the planet are the centre of the world, and the couch. If you have any doubt to the reliability of their findings, then there is a very simple experiment that you can do to confirm for yourself. After you come home from work or from school, turn on your TV and either access Netflix or keep channel-surfing until you find something you enjoy watching and take notice at how strong the force of attraction to the cushions becomes. Eventually it will become so irresistibly powerful that you will inevitably be forced to spend the rest of the day sprawled on your couch. Did you believe that explanation? Neither did anyone else.

But, no matter the reason, the truth is that most of us do spend a large amount of our free time glued to our couches. Whether this is because we are generally very tired by the time we get home or that there really is something on TV we don’t want to miss isn’t very important. What is important though is that we do have to switch things up a bit every now and then, mostly because we might get tired from doing the same thing over and over again. And there are quite a few fun alternative activities that can help in doing just that.

One such activity is RC vehicles. This hobby has recently gained quite a bit of popularity, mostly because of the fun that people have due to the simplicity of the activity itself, but also because of the different types of RC 4X4 trucks and parts that are available. Even though the only parts that are essential are the radio controllers and the RC 4X4 trucks, you could also get more invested and buy any of the long list of replacement and additional parts that are available.

In terms of a great outdoor hobby that you can take up, there is no better alternative than fishing. This is a good way to get outside and enjoy the great outdoors while also giving you some time to simply be alone with your thoughts for a while. And while things such as camping, biking or even hiking require quite a bit of physical exertion, all fishing requires is a pole and a bit of string.

Finally, you might also like to try using your artistic side a bit more through your medium of choice. From painting and photography to playing an instrument or even taking up needle work, there are plenty of ways in which you can let all of your creativity flow through you and into whatever it is you are doing. And at the end of the day, not only will you have created something totally new, but you will have also have had fun doing it.

Just to be clear, if you are the type of person that enjoys relaxing in front of the TV above all else, I am not telling you that you should stop, only that it shouldn’t stop you from trying other things as well.

Ian Tompson