Fitness in Korea

Hiking

•Korean National Pastime
•Korea is 75% mountains and almost every mountain has hiking trails.
•Most trails are not too steep and will take only 30 minutes to 2 hours long to finish.
•Beautiful views from the peaks for pictures to send home.
•A Buddhist temple, beautiful stream or waterfall usually motivates our hikes.

Gym

    •$20 a month with 30+ treadmills, excellent machines and rarely busy!
    •Free a variety of dancing, yoga, biking, or boxer-cise classes.
    •Free fitness testing and training as often as youd like.
    •Does not feel as intimidating as gyms do at home.

Yoga

    •Plenty of options in any Korean city.

Taekwondo

    •The Korea National sport is great for strength, focus and general fitness

Hapkido

    •Another very common martial art found in Korea.

Soccer

    •A local team of foreigners, or Korean leagues on the weekends.

Tennis and Basketball

    •Outside courts at most schools or playgrounds.

Baseball

    •Local teams play on the weekends, and tournaments.

*** There are local professional baseball and soccer teams to cheer for as well. ***



Further Reading:
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