Take your fitness outside with these adrenaline-pumping experiences
HEALTH and wellness tend to fall behind in the list of priorities during vacation, so why not try venturing outside with an Airbnb Experience?
From a night run in Shanghai to adventurous hiking through the Malaysian jungle, Airbnb has rounded up a sampling of 10 Experiences that take you out of the confined gym and explore the outdoors with trainers as hosts all while learning more about the culture and surroundings.
Brooklyn, New York: Boxing with Fire
Learn from Professional boxer, World Champion and MMA fighter, Keisher, at legendary gym Gleason’s in Brooklyn, NY.
Whether you’re a novice or professional looking to hone your technique – you’ll throw punches, jabs, and use fancy footwork in the boxing ring with Keisher as well as learn more about the heavyweight champions have trained at this famed gym.
Barcelona, Spain: Fitness Personal Trainer by the Beach
Push your limits with professional Fitness Trainer, Leo who will change your mind, body, and spirit on the Barceloneta Beach.
Leo will create a custom high-intensity interval training plan for each traveler and adjusts according to expertise. Leo’s energetic class will be sure to keep your heart pumping so treat yourself to a healthy juice after class!
San Francisco, CA: Waterbike Tour of San Francisco
Explore the beauty of the San Francisco Bay in a unique way.
Your host, Herbert, Founder of SpinOut Fitness and Personal Trainer will take you on a 90-minute eco-friendly water bike with views of the ballpark, Ferry Building, and Coit Tower.
This is the perfect way to be out on the open water and get a full-body workout where you can choose your own fitness level ranging from a leisurely ride to a more intense session.
Tokyo, Japan: Be an Action Hero for the Day
Whether you’re looking to protect yourself or interested in learning more about combat training, Chuck, Actor, Stuntman and Fight Choreography Trainer will teach you his techniques.
You’ll meet at an authentic dojo also known as a kickboxing gym in Setagaya-ku, Tokyo where he’ll teach you a series of fight moves and falling techniques.
Every guest gets to take home an edited choreographed action scene shot by Chuck too!
Paris, France: Yoga Class Under the Eiffel Tower
Spend a morning in a park in Paris under the Eiffel Tower practicing yoga with host, Tioka, who’ll guide you through an hour-long restorative yoga flow session.
Geared towards groups of various levels of experience she’ll provide expert adjustments as you practice your poses. After class, Tioka will point you in the right direction to some of the best croissants in France because, balance.
Los Angeles, CA: Glute Training and Hiking Workout
Ditch the Stairmaster and workout with John, International Trainer with a focus on glute training and hiking.
He’ll take you on a full-body workout in Los Angeles starting with a hike at the historical Fern Dell Nature Museum and forest. Travelers will go on a run to the Griffith Observatory where at the top you’ll do aerobics training with a view of Hollywood.
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: Dragonback Trek
Enjoy the best views of Kuala Lumpur with your host, Ben, avid mountain and jungle trekker.
He’ll guide you on a three-hour tour through your choice of the waterfall trek or backcountry hike up to a panoramic view of the jungle and city with local knowledge and tips along with way.
Mexico City, Mexico: Mexico City Private Running Adventure
Grab your running shoes and let Eva, triathlete, and marathoner take you on the scenic route and show you the best spots of beloved Mexico City.
Choose your own adventure with Eva, she can show you various nature sites, history, or architecture of the city. Travelers will walk away with a greater understanding of the Mexican culture on this Experience.
Capetown, South Africa: Walk in Table Mountain’s History
Hike the road less traveled with Greg who is a registered mountain guide of Table Mountain.
Travelers will learn the fascinating history of Table Mountain and South Africa- from the history of Apartheid to the European colonization. Greg will take you to the top of the mountain away from the tourist spots and for those not up for a hike, there’s a cable car on the way down.
Shanghai, China: Run Both Shanghai Bunds By Night
Meet Adrien, certified RRCA Running Coach, Personal Trainer and Spin Instructor who offers two Experiences!
One being an early morning run in an old neighborhood of Shanghai- perfect for admiring the historic European style villas and buildings from the early 20th century.
He also has a late-night run around the famed Bund while the air is cooler travelers will get to experience the colorful skyscrapers from both sides of the river.