Resolving to be more fit this year? Think outside the gym! We’re in Hawaii, after all. Try:
Hawaii is considered to be the home of surfing and has been practiced for centuries. Grab your board and get down with this tradition.
Calories Burned: On average, surfers burn 125 calories/hour.
Great For: Working the shoulders and upper back when paddling out; strengthening the core and lower body when riding the wave.
Top Oahu Spots: Expert surfers need not miss these top spots. Novice riders can take lessons here.
Hula is an ancient art form that roots Hawaiians back to tradition. This ritual isn’t just a good workout, but can help enhance the mind and spirit.
Calories Burned: Dancers can burn up to 240 calories in one hour.
Great For: Core, leg and back strengthening, improving posture and motor coordination. As a low impact dance, hula can be enjoyed by any age and ability.
Top Oahu Spots: Several resorts provide lessons for tourist, but more committed dancers can use this guide to find a hula halau.
Yes, Hawaii is known for beaches and waves, but we have incredible mountain-scapes too. Take in the view while working up a sweat.
Calories Burned: On average, every hour you hike can burn over 400 calories.
Great For: Endurance, cardio and leg strengthening.
Top Oahu Spots: With so many trails to choose from, we actually have a whole blog dedicated to our favorites.
Remember: Good oral health relates to good overall health. Take care of your teeth to keep in tiptop shape.