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9 fun ways to get fit in January

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We are only one week into the new year and our resolutions, already most people are thinking how are they going to reach their goal to be healthy all…. year? Some people are hitting the gym – but if you’re anything like us, the gym can sometimes feel a little same old, same old more like work rather then pleasure ? Here at It’s On  we believe in having fun, and if you want to get fit you have to find a regime that you enjoy. Here are a variety of gym-free workouts that will give you the same great results, and put a smile on your face at the same time!
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Infinity Trampoline park 
A brand new way to bounce back in 2016, at the new Infinity trampoline park. Run by a fully qualified Personal Trainer with complete access to the whole park on a low impact, high intensity workout. Suitable for all abilities you will laugh your way to a full body workout every Tuesday & Thursday at 8pm
Class cost £8 per session or £65 for a block of 10 sessions
Parkrun Cardiff
Parkrun Cardiff 
It’s a FREE 5k run around Bute Park and it’s you against the clock!  With the focus firmly on having fun and supporting each other, it’s a great way stay healthy and run with a community of like minded people. The first session of 2016 took place on the 2nd January and continues every Saturday at 9am at the Blackweir pub.
Class cost  – FREE
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Ultimate Bounce Fitness
Kangoo jumping – an exercise technique that literally puts a spring back into your fatigued step. Classes are run by Ultimate Fitness, have become increasingly popular.  If you love high intensity cardio workouts and learning choreographed dance moves, this class is guaranteed to put a spring in your step.
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NoFit State Circus 
Feeling a bit nostalgic for those days on the playground when rushing down a slide face first or playing British Bulldogs on the playground was your primary form of exercise? Why not pick up that old friend of yours, the hula hoop, and give your abs the Mr Whippy treatment at the NoFit State Circus classes.
Classes run every Tuesday at the NoFit State Circus Centre . Cost £30 for a 3 week course
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Funky Pump
Ever wondered why getting into shape isn’t as fun as going out and dancing all night to your favorite tunes on the dance floor? Well now it is. Funky Pump combines  an explosion of energetic boxing combinations and fitness drills to banging  music from a live DJ complete with laser lights.
Class run at UFIT gym every Saturday at 9:30 am
ACROBALANCE
Acrobalance
Acrobalance is an acrobatic art commonly seen in circus that combines elements of partner lifts, poses and transitions that involve two and sometimes more people.  It is very similar to both sports acro and acro yoga, ice skating and many styles of dance include lifts that would fit within acrobalance; such as the famous lift from Dirty Dancing. Water melons at the ready!
Prices:Per Session £7 Block Book £5.50 at the Gate Arts Centre
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Cardio Climb 
Cardio Climb is a full-body high-intensity workout which combines both climbing and cardio.  A fun and challenging workout lasting 45-minutes which will burn calories, tone and shape along with improving coordination and agility.  NO CLIMBING EXPERIENCE IS NECESSARY.  
Cardio Climb takes place every Monday  at Boulders at 18:30pm -19:15pm.
 
Geocaching
Geocaching Cardiff
Tread your way around Cardiff on a treasure hunt. Geocaching is an outdoor adventure where players use a free mobile app or a GPS device to find cleverly hidden containers around the world. Ramble around the city trying to find cleverly hidden capsules, where they are hidden can vary greatly, in forests, in buildings or somewhere completely different. With the aid of coordinates, you can set out to search for one of these treasures and get fit.
Free and runs whenever you feel the urge just download the app
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Gym Junior 
Ok this isn’t directly a fun new way to get fit, but you would be mistaken in thinking so if the faces on the parents are anything to go on. Gym and Junior is a unique, truly family-friendly gym, where mums, dads and grandparents can workout with the children right in front of them in a fully-visible play area.