Quiz: What's Your Next Challenge?

Score

  • Mainly As = Test Your Physical Fitness in a Social Atmosphere
  • Mainly Bs = Go the Distance
  • Mainly Cs = Dabble In Various Sports
  • Mainly Ds = Find Your Center

What Your Score Means?

How you scored: Test Your Physical Fitness in a Social Atmosphere
What you should try next: An Obstacle Race/Mud Run

OK, so running isn't your thing and you're not really into swimming...so what can you do to embrace the competition spirit? Why not grab some friends, crawl in mud, and crack open a beer? Mud runs and obstacle races test your physical and mental limits while in a social environment. You can opt to race against the clock or just take your time, these are meant to be fun.

More: 4 Ways to Train for an Obstacle Course Race

How you scored: Go the Distance
What you should try next: Take on an Ultra Race

Running 26.2 miles isn't a challenge anymore. Go ahead and up the ante: try running an ultra-distance race. Distances range from 30 miles to over 100 miles. Some races are 24-hour events or multiday races that are about 1,000 miles. What's neat about ultra marathons is that they take place over various terrains and are made up of a small, tight-knit group of runners.

More: How to Train for Your First Ultra Marathon

How you scored: Dabble in Various Sports
What you should try next: A Triathlon

Whether you want to switch up your running routine or take on an Ironman, triathlons are perfect to mix up your race season. Not only do tris allow you to dabble in different sports, but they also keep you on your toes during training because you have so many transitions. A traditional triathlon consists of running, biking and swimming. But there are tris that incorporate kayaking, mountain biking or stand up paddleboarding.

MoreHow to Train for a Triathlon (From Scratch)

How you scored: Find Your Center
What you should try next: Yoga/Surf Retreat

Whether you want to be one with the sea or decompress from a busy work schedule, a yoga retreat may be the perfect challenge for your next adventure. Many retreats offer various yoga styles in exotic locations that allow time for hiking, surfing, SUPing and massage therapy. Take some time for yourself; challenge your mind and body to let everything go and allow you to relax.  

Yoga Journal is a great source to find your next retreat

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About the Author

Fara Rosenzweig

Fara Rosenzweig is the Lifestyle Editor for Active.com. She is a fitness fanatic, yogi and runner who loves to try new activities. Follow Fara on Google+ or twitter @FJRose.
Fara Rosenzweig is the Lifestyle Editor for Active.com. She is a fitness fanatic, yogi and runner who loves to try new activities. Follow Fara on Google+ or twitter @FJRose.

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