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    OK, this may not be seen as your first choice of Cardiovascular Sport (because it's a martial art), but Kendo is always an option. I've been doing it for about 3 months now, and I personally enjoy it.

    You gain exercise from fighting your opponent with shinai (bamboo swords), and the feeling you get when you land an attack right on target.

    If you want to see a video of Kendo in action:
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Oh2TNO5CGXQ

    It is actually quite exciting to watch and to participate in.
    Oh, and if you're in the North London area, try and attend Wakaba Kendo Club. They are the most useful at training beginners.

    Cheers =]
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    Table Tennis is actually more exercise than people let on.

    Then there's rock climbing...!
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    (Original post by barnetlad)
    Octopush (underwater hockey)?
    Is this a real thing? can you tell me more?

    (Original post by babachew)
    I play shinty, only I'm not sure how widely it's played outside Scotland...
    I think its just us that have Shinty but the Irish have Hurling which is basically the same I think as I know there are Scots vs Irish.Shinty /Hurling games.
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    (Original post by Tinberry)
    Is this a real thing? can you tell me more?
    http://www.gbuwh.co.uk/
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    I've already suggested a support, but read Icanhenry's post. Any type of martial art is pretty good for bonding, it's pretty social and people have a lot of fun. So that's a good option.
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    What about swimming??You excersise your whole body..literlay!
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    Cheerleading!

    Physically demanding, really good fun and if you get on the right squad then you'll make life long friends. It's a team sport but individual performances make the difference between getting 5th place and 1st place in competition!

    Fitness wise, it's aerobic/cardio with dances and jumps, and strength training with the gymnastics/throwing people around element. If you're small enough or have done gymnastics/trampolining/lots of core strength fitness in the past you may even be a flyer which is all about stretching your muscles and being as tight as possible - harder than it looks!
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    Dodgeball.

    There's nothing better than quoting the movie either. Endless banter about throwing wrenches. Until someone actually brings one...

    Played competitively across the UK. Even played internationally.

    Novelty of playing a quirky choice of sport!
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    Trampolining: it's a high impact, high effort sport so you burn a load of calories, and getting a move right when you've been working on it for ages is SO satisfying
    Bouncing is fun!
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    (Original post by kiss_me_now9)
    Cheerleading!

    Physically demanding, really good fun and if you get on the right squad then you'll make life long friends. It's a team sport but individual performances make the difference between getting 5th place and 1st place in competition!

    Fitness wise, it's aerobic/cardio with dances and jumps, and strength training with the gymnastics/throwing people around element. If you're small enough or have done gymnastics/trampolining/lots of core strength fitness in the past you may even be a flyer which is all about stretching your muscles and being as tight as possible - harder than it looks!
    I always think of the film Bring it on when I think cheerleaders. I have done gymnatics though and am pretty small so.maybe I could learn to fly

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