#6 Step Adventure Guide For Mental & Physical Fitness

Know how these adventure sports push you to be courageous and boost your mental system

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The thing with adventure sports is that it can do wonderful miracles. Giant swing, river rafting, bungee jumping, paragliding have become popular over time. On one hand, these adventure sports push you to be courageous on the other hand it strengthens your mental system. While for many it is just an experience, adventure sports have the potential to improve our physical health and inner will. 

You might wonder if this is the thing? Entrepreneur India brings you a 5 point adventure guide for Mental Fitness & wellbeing.



Fear Management Skills

Well, it might not be everyone's cup of tea, you do have to push yourself a little to achieve some of the best things in the world. When you stand at the tip of the mountain or height for paragliding and bungee jumping, fear can fill your mind.

The fear of losing your life or adventure turning into a tragedy can overcloud your thinking. However, it is you versus fear and the best thing is that you will stand the chance to win.


Stay Focused

Extreme sports can push us to our limits both mentally and physically. When such instances take place, we can lose our calm, which can lead to dangerous mistakes.

When you are regularly involved in such sports, the chemical changes which take place in your mind. This makes you capable of staying calm and handling the situations even in the most stressful manner. 


A Stress/ Anxiety Buster

Stress and anxiety have become a part of our day-to-day life. With increased pressure, the stress on our mental level has only developed more.

Studies have shown that adventure sports can be the best stress buster with a dose of adrenaline. It's one of the most thrilling experiences.


Calorie Burn

If you want to get in the best shape, extreme adventure sports are the best options to pick from. For example, an hour of skateboarding can burn as much as 500 calories.

The best results will be achieved when trying it on the rough surface and doing the tricks instead of roaming on the even surface.


Boost in Self-Confidence

It's a known fact these sports activities are the best booster for your self-esteem and confidence. This activity pushes you to test your fear, calmness, decision-making skills and build self-belief.

With continuous practise of this, you will gradually see yourself expecting different aspects of your life.


Freedom of Joy

Scientific evidence has shown that climbing has a positive impact on people's life. Studies have shown that adventure sports can bring people out of depression, anxiety, stress, and other mental disorders. 

The best thing about adventure sports is that it introduces you to a new world. You become acquainted with joy, freedom and different peaceful aspects of life.

Priyadarshini Patwa

Entrepreneur Staff

Features Editor, Entrepreneur India

Priyadarshini Patwa is the Features Editors of Entrepreneur India and hosts an Instagram show every Friday named ‘Lighten Up’, about people from different walks of life and talk about their work and beyond. She handles the lifestyle, features, technology, entertainment segments and also is responsible for the Digital Covers. Previously she has worked with MensXP, a Times of India entity and Deccan Chronicle. 

She’s @Priyanka_Patwa on Twitter and @priyadarshinipatwa on Instagram.

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