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If you can’t find the sport or activity you are looking for, then check out this section for info and advice on a many more sports, activities and leisure pursuits.
The Japanese martial art karate promotes self-discipline and mental agility, and offers many key physical benefits. Here’s our essential guide covering gear, beginner basics and tips on technique.
Kite surfing is the fastest growing water sport in the world, with giant crescent-shaped kites seen soaring along coastlines all over the globe. Find out how to get involved with our beginner’s guide.
Lacrosse is a fast-paced, high-scoring game requiring speed, strength and no small amount of skill. But that shouldn’t stop you from having a go – find out how to get involved in this section.
Modern pentathlon is a true test over five different disciplines of fencing, swimming, equestrian, pistol shooting and cross-country running. Here's our guide to pentathlon and how to get started in the sport.
Requiring technical skills and equipment, mountaineering's great reward is in reaching the summit. This section gives info on the different types of mountaineering, tips and advice to get you started.
Playing netball is a great for fitness with a mix of stamina testing and sprinting. If you want to get involved, or maybe hone your netball skills, this section will give you all the info you need.
Orienteering is a great sport for both physical and mental fitness. Here's a guide on how to get involved, plus a few other orienteering basics for beginners.
Rowing is a great for fitness providing a superb cardiovascular workout. Here's our guide to starting out in rowing and joining a rowing club.
Sailing is one of the most challenging sport to master. Check out our quick introduction to sailing so that you can develop your technique, strategy, technology, strength and skill.
Scuba diving offers a great way for people to explore the ocean depths, and it provides an awesome workout too. This section is dedicated to getting you started in scuba and enrolled on a diving course.
Shooting is a great sport to get involved in to boost your body's hand-eye coordination and balance. This section gives the beginner the lowdown on getting started with tips on safety and technique.
Skateboarding has received a harsh rap over the years. People say it's a 'fad' sport that's 'just for kids', but we see it as a great activity for fitness. Find out more about skateboarding in this section.
Here’s the ideal introduction to the healthy, active winter sport of skiing. This section will give you information on everything from skiing equipment through to cross-country skiing holidays.
Skydiving is a great adventure sport, but before you jump right in to skydiving there are a few things you need to consider including tips on lessons and skydive training.
Snowboarding is an active winter sport that offers a range of fitness benefits. Here you’ll find details on everything from beginner snowboarding kit through to advice on top destinations.
Find out how you can get involved in softball – we’ve got tips for beginners and ways to tweak your technique if you are a seasoned player.
Surf your way to a fitter future with our essential guide. From advice on surfing through to surf accessory guides, we have plenty of tips for the most water resistant surfing beginner.
Synchronised swimming is an artistic sport that boasts many fitness benefits. This section will give you all the beginner details you need to get started in synchronised swimming.
Get into table tennis and ping-pong your way to fitness. If you want to give table tennis a go, then read our beginner tips and advice, and find out how table tennis can help you get fit.
Taekwondo is a great way of getting fit but also develops self-confidence, strength, discipline, leadership, flexibility, reflexes and agility. Find out how Taekwondo could be for you.
Track cycling is a fast and furious sport where individual racers or teams use where riders use explosive power and stamina to race it out on the slanted tracks of the velodrome. This is our introduction to track cycling.
Volleyball and beach volleyball offer a great workout; it boosts CV fitness and is a great social sport for meeting new people. Interested? Find out here how to get involved in volleyball.
Wakeboarding is a great water sport for fitness. Make a splash and find out in this section how to get started with our gear guide, technique tips and other wakeboard beginner info.
Water polo is a great sport for fitness requiring great swim stamina. If you’re thinking of starting out in water polo, here is our essential guide for budding beginners.
The perfect place to learn about the sport of windsurfing. No matter if you’re an absolute beginner; we have top tips on everything from buying surf boards through to windsurfing holidays.