Royal Parks releases YouTube fitness video ahead of the 2012 Olympic Games.

The video encourages people to get fit and highlights activities and organised sports available across all eight royal parks such as British Military Fitness classes, horseriding, tennis, football, rugby and softball.

Royal Parks sports manager Jill Osleger said: "The key to making exercise a part of your life is finding something you really enjoy. If exercise becomes a chore, you’ll inevitably find yourself making excuses to avoid it.

 

Other activities available in the parks include golf, kite boarding, aerobics, yoga and pilates. Osleger added: "There is something for everyone, of all ages and abilities."

A number of royal parks will play host to competitions during the Olympics including equestrian events and the modern pentathlon in Greenwich Park, beach volleyball at Horse Guards Parade Ground near St James Park and triathlon and marathon swimming in Hyde Park.

Watch the Royal Parks' Get Fit in the Great Outdoors video.


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