By Niharika Nigam,
Director Business Development at Jumpin Heights
Imagine the adrenaline rush, Goosebumps, increased heartbeats, blood gushing through veins and that out of the world feeling when you attempt a thrilling adventure sport. That cannot be explained in words completely, as the language turns inadequate to express the feel of ultimate excitement and daring adventure. But what makes an ideal adventure sports enthusiast? The answer lies in the word ‘Fitness’. What makes extreme adventure sports special, is that it encompasses the conventional realm of physical fitness, and in fact demands and enhances mental and emotional fitness too.
The advent of technology has brought digitization and automation along to every domain of life and the physical activity has reduced to a greater extent. There have been studies across the world that showed an increase in health ailments and further deteriorations as a result of the physical inactivity. There has also been a drastic fall in the average life expectancy, quality of health, and a spike in ailments that can be traced back to a bad lifestyle in the last few decades. Scientists have reasoned the change in lifestyle for this negative impact and the possible remedy is increased physical activity through various means. Whether it is some cardio activity, jogging, cycling, gym, yoga, sports or outdoor activities like trekking and extreme sports. The recent decade around the world has seen a spurt in Adventure Sports and the sensation is growing now in India too.
Adventure Sports not just require a person to be fit for the activity, but in fact, it further motivates people for better fitness. Right from Bungy jumping and Giant Swings to Flying Fox or any other Adventure Sport, people with certain health conditions like back or neck injuries, recent fractures, any bone dislocation or osteoporosis and neurological disorders are advised not to practice any of these sports. People with heart and lungs related ailments should also abstain from taking these sports on hand. But those who want to experience the real thrill and ultimate excitement of Adventure sports should know that are a number of ways which help people with such medical issues to stay fit and cure themselves first, before zealously taking up any of the adventure sports. There is a saying that if there is a will, there is a way, and this perfectly applies to people with strong willpower and a focused mindset to overcome their health issues and life to its fullest.
Especially, for women of the modern era Adventure Sports aren’t just for the sake of fun. It is a positive step ahead towards a fit life full of achievements, feeling of overcoming obstacles with a powerful personality, proof of self-reliance and self-confidence, and an act of making a point to the world of the inner strength, determination and success that a woman can attain. It is empowerment, in every sense of the word.
Live a long life, be an active sportsman, positive lifestyle and thoughts, and strong willpower and get the best out of one’s own self by active involvement in the adventure sports. Isn’t it the time to leave the comfort of the cushioned couch and step into the arena, close to nature with instincts of bravery and self-confidence? Opt for Adventure Sports and fill the thrill in life, get a close look at life, in its natural state and stay motivated for a better health.