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Below Submitted by Danielle Au, Global Ambassador in Chengdu, China
Run by Eric Nelson
Exercise abroad!? How!?
It is extremely hard to stay fit or exercise when you travel because your routine could be completely different, but it is possible if you put your mind to it and keep up with it.
Here is the deal: You can work out at the gym but it is either expensive, around 70USD a month or it’s not a nice gym. The gym I went to in Beijing smelled like smoke and the highest dumbbell was 30lb.
So how do I stay fit while abroad?! CROSSFIT! Why is it so good? Because it requires NO equipment and NO gym. It is all based on how hard you push yourself.
Also my other classmates love running, and since there are so many awesome parks in Chengdu, you can just go out and run one day. The best thing is all these solutions are FREE!
When you’re done exercising and you want to go have fun, what do you do? Nightlife in Chengdu!
Chengdu by night by Viet Hung
The nightlife in Chengdu is awesome! But it’s also dependent on the group of people you go out with. There is one club that we always go to and it’s called Imperial. If you go to Chengdu and want to have a good time, GO TO IMPERIAL. Just tell your cab driver: Lan Kwai Fong (they know where to go)
Also if clubbing is not your thing, there is a street with over 30 bars. It is awesome! There are also plenty of Western, Irish, and other pubs all over Chengdu. Good luck with your easy ways to stay fit and have fun in Chengdu!