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Tennis and keeping fit

Listen to Phil talking about how taking up tennis when he retired has improved his health.

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Language level

Upper intermediate: B2


Oh, dear... I always want to start a new sport but I can not. I used to play volleyball as a professional at high school and the university. Now I like yoga when I started, my daughters want to do with me on my shoulder or somewhere else on my body:)
I need to lose ten kilos to keep fit and healthy. I have to start a new sport like yoga as soon as I can. But I do not know when I can start. I hope it happens soon.

Ooo, I`m like that Phil... I`m 29 years old... I cooking, that is my exercise :D Now it`s not good weather, but when weather is good sunny, I like walking everywhere, even I think I walk too much... This spring I will try cycling often, before I go to kangoo jump- ooo these were perfect exercises for me... I fell really nice after tranning.... I need to start again :)

I have never been the staying-fit type through Exercises or Sports activities. I have always lacked the discipline to continue. I am a generally active person both Physically and Mentally. So, I like to think that my daily routine keeps me fit and healthy.

When I worked, I didn't take any sport, but I walked strong. When I was retired, I began to join the gym and I'm doing fine nowadays, also because I have closed friendship with a lot of my teamates.