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Pool, sea or lake, swimming is great for toning muscle owing to the fact that water is 12 times as dense as air; just wading through the stuff will get you in shape. Swimming is a brilliant cardio and strengthening workout and since it’s a low impact exercise you can go at it for longer. Jobs a good’un.

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10 fun cardio ideas if you hate running (and exercise in general)

Want to torch fat but hate running and cardio exercise in general? Don’t blame you. Unless your super committed or an enthusiast, exercise can be a boring, repetitive chore. You get stuck in your head, the time creeps by at a snails pace and the longer you avoid it, the harder it is to get back into it. 

Well, not anymore because we’ve put together a list of ten enjoyable alternative ways to stay in shape, specially for those who hate exercise.