Activities to Enjoy When Away from your Computer

bicycle-riding-funIf you’re in the field of computing and information technology then you probably spend most of your time behind a computer screen. It’s important that you remember that living an active and healthy lifestyle involves you sometimes going outdoors. So this article will attempt to explore some of the activities you can enjoy in the great outdoors.

If you’re an avid outdoor lover (or not), then you should know that there are a ton of things for you to enjoy. These include Backpacking, Canoeing, Fishing, Horseback Riding, Skiing and Pedal Boarding there’s an endless list of activities for you to try.

For those more adventurous, there’s also activities that involve some amount of physical challenges such as rafting or climbing.

Now you must be warned, these activities are specifically for people that are experienced or people that have someone with some background knowledge in the respective sport.
There have been deaths that have occurred because inexperienced adventure seekers decided to explore the great outdoors and try something new on their own.

But while there are some dangerous sports (such as climbing the mountains), there’s also less risky sports such as Fishing or pealing on a Stand Up Pedal Board.

So just keep all this in mind as a word of warning. Of course there’s less taxing and less dangerous activities too and we’ll be sure to take a look at both ends as we go along.

Here’s a Breakdown of Outdoor Activities You Can Try:

Mountain Biking

This awesome sporting activity involves using a bicycle to navigate tricky terrain. This draws on the adventurers’ experience in terms of strength, balance and of course endurance.
If you decide to try this out, we recommend going at easier trails first and having someone accompany you (or at least let them know where you’re going).


Continuing in the world of dangerous we have cannoning. If you love exploring canyons, climbing them, jumping them and just literally living on the edge, this may be a way for you to go.


If you’re someone that lives in the cool / cold climates of the world, you’re probably surrounded by tons of snow. Snowboarding is one of the most exciting recreational activities for you try out. This involves moving downwards on a “snowy” slope while a snowboard is connected to your feet.

Sport Fishing

Fishing is a very popular activity in the Untied Stated and the rest of the world. This sport uses a rod, line and hook to catch some pretty nice fishes.

While there are lots of people that do this primarily for sport there are others that do it as a means to survive. As a not so dangerous activity (compared to the other items highlighted on the list) it’s something worth trying out.

General Water Sports

Fancy cruising around on a Jet Ski? Paddling around on a pedal board? Well that’s great! Water sports is fun and engaging for the whole family particularly in places where there are streams, lakes and huge bodies of water.

Everything from snorkeling, Scuba diving to White-water Canoeing is included in the list of activities to enjoy.

There’s even more fun activities such as riding a Hobie Mirage Eclipse which is a new form of activity that has the user pedaling (almost like a bicycle) within the water.

There's so much you can do on the water.
There’s so much you can do on the water.

We believe it’s a great time to go outdoors and enjoy what nature has to offer. If you’re a nature lover, please consider just walking some scenic routes and connecting with the environment.
If you want more energized activities, consider our list of suggestions above. We’re sure you’ll find something that you enjoy.

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