Try these New Sports in Abu Dhabi in this New Year – If You’re Looking to Get Fit as a New Year’s Resolution

It’s always a good idea to be involved with some sort of sport since the benefits are very apparent. If you happen to be in Abu Dhabi, here are some great options to choose from.

Australian Rules football

This is definitely an ideal way to work on your fitness in order to expand your physical capabilities. It’s quite old fashioned and many would describe as being quite Gaelic, but it’s a rigorous and comprehensive workout. The best part is that it’s completely free and the Abu Dhabi Falcons allow anyone who is interested to participate.

Water Polo

Anything is more rigorous when you have to do it in water, so this is something that’ll definitely have you burning copious amounts of calories. By regularly indulging in water polo you can boost your stamina, strength and reflexes simultaneously.

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This ancient and mystic sport is very popular in the United Arab Emirates, and there are many places where you can learn and indulge in the sport. Many Abu Dhabi resorts also offer archery experiences, such as Anantara Sir Bani Yas Island Resorts.

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Ultimate Frisbee

Frisbees have never been this fun. This is a non-contact sport featuring two teams with the goal of each being the delivery of the Frisbee to the opposite end of the court. Not only is this fun, but it’s a great workout.

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Try these new sports in Abu Dhabi in this New Year – What to do when you are bored with balls

A new year is a perfect opportunity to try out new things. If you have been an ardent fan of football, rugby, or cricket, but is now on the lookout for something new and exciting to try, here are some of the most popular alternative sports in Abu Dhabi that will keep you sweating during your vacation.

A key element to a good activity is it being nostalgic. You can reminiscence the days when you wanted to rob from the rich and give it to the poor, by taking up archery. Not only will it make you look fancy and sophisticated, but you also get an amazing upper body workout. Archery is offered at places like Anantara Sir Bani Yas Island Al Sahel Villa Resort, as well as at Abu Dhabi Archery. Another activity to try is Ultimate Frisbee. It takes your average Frisbee and turns it into a non-contact competitive sport that you can learn in a heartbeat. Once you have the rules down pat, there is nothing stopping you from having your own game at the gardens of your resort. Water Polo is an activity offered at many Abu Dhabi resorts, that is making splashes in the field of alternative sports. While this does involve a certain level of contact, it is a brilliant workout, working almost all your muscles. If you are a fan of water and swimming, this should be right up your alley. Another sport that you might want to try out, although it is rather strange, is paddle tennis. It is the child of tennis and squash, and has the same court as a tennis court but smaller. The racket, however, is more like an oversized table tennis bat. This certainly adds a twist to an otherwise regular game of tennis or squash, and like all the others here is sure to give you and your companions something to talk about.

Caleb Falcon is a travel writer who specializes in writing content based on the many exciting world adventures that await intrepid travellers.


Cycling in Abu Dhabi – Touring Sir Bani Yas Island

To the average tourist, Abu Dhabi might look like a city of luxurious indulgence. With extravagant Abu Dhabi Resorts, shopping malls, and business buildings, you might think this is creative genius. However, the culmination of their determination is aptly illustrated not by the above, but by Sir Bani Yas Island, the man-made wildlife park in Abu Dhabi.

Sir Bani Yas Island, which was the brainchild of late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan. It was his idea to transform a land of dusty aridity to a lush green island. The best way to explore this man-made wonder is by cycles. There are two routes you can take, a purple route and a blue route. The purple route is ideal for advanced cyclists who are looking for a bit advanced tracks. Whichever the route you take, though, you would see many creatures that now inhabit the island. Do not be surprised if a peacock runs off into the shrubbery at your sight or if an oryx stares at you gallop on two wheels. The typical cycling tour starts early in the morning when the ground is soft with dew and animals are still scattered about. It takes about an hour or two to do the circuit, and you can be back in time for breakfast. Although there are several resorts on the island including Anantara Sir Bani Yas Island Al Yamm Villa Resort, many people visit the island on day trips. It is quite common for families and friends to arrive here on a ferry, and then take a cycling tour only to go back in time for lunch. The benefit of cycling through the island is that you can take it at your own pace. You can stop as many times as you want, whether it is to catch your breath, capture a beautiful shot, or simply because you feel like lounging under a tree.

Caleb Falcon is a travel writer who specializes in writing content based on the many exciting world adventures that await intrepid travellers.