Article by Eugene Lombard

The summer is upon us. It’s the season to be outside, to enjoy the blue skies and take in the beautiful green scenery that Xi’an morphs in to this time of year. Many of us get put-off by the idea of exercise. I know I do. However, it’s just so much more enjoyable when we can turn exercise in to a fun-filled activity. Bring on anything that doesn’t include running!

This occurred to me on a lazy Sunday after playing badminton in the park. It got me thinking about which other sports one can indulge in without breaking the bank, but still breaking a reasonable sweat. Being a sport nut myself and always on the lookout for something out of the ordinary, I went in search of some activities.