You’ve been working hard on construction all day. After dinner you probably plop on the couch to watch TV. For many peYou’ve been working hard on construction all day. After dinner you probably plop on the couch to watch TV. For many people, this is what their evening off looks like. But did you know that excessive TV watching increases the risk of obesity, sleep problems, behavioral disorders and cognitive problems? You don’t want that! As a technical professional you like to stay sharp and fit. We therefore give you 5 tips in this blog for a relaxing evening, without TV! Use it to your advantage!
If you like sports, fitness and the gym are generally involved in your life. Since the corona period, many creative solutions have been invented for the lockdown periods. Dumbbells and discs made of reinforced concrete or heavy water bottles are a great initiative. You can find videos online about how people make their own gym equipment. Do you want to go to a gym? You can often take a free trial lesson at many gyms. Tip: contact your nearest gym and inquire about the possibilities.
If the gym isn’t quite your thing and you like nature more, you can also find many running routes online. Do you just like to go for a walk? Then there are also many routes with beautiful views on the internet. Some routes are more beautiful during the day and other routes are more beautiful at night. You can search specifically for your perfect walk
Do you want to have a goal while walking around? Google Geocaching. Geocaching is an adventure game. In short, it’s like looking for a treasure.
You can also just go outside without preparation and see where you end up. That way you also discover beautiful places. Tip: take your mobile phone with you. In the unlikely event that you are lost, Google Maps offers a solution.
Games for a nice evening
Games have been popular for generations. Nowadays many of these games are also in the App store / Play store and you can therefore also play these games via your mobile phone. Prefer a physical game? Visit a toy store or order via bol.com.
5 popular games:
- – Skip-bo
- – UNO!
- – Yahtzee
- – Jenga
- – Earthworms
5 popular games via the app store (free):
- – Undercover
- – 4 in a row
- – Ruzzle
- – Fivewords-30 seconds
- – Monopoly
Are you someone who likes to cook? Can you enjoy crushing garlic or grilling a piece of meat? Then organize a 3-course dinner with roommates.
Do you share the house with different nationalities? Then surprise each other with traditional dishes and learn from each other’s culture.
Tip: agree who will make the starter, main course and dessert. That way you don’t have 3 desserts.
Rainy weather? Choose an indoor activity.
If the weather is bad, it’s a good idea to do something indoors. The activities below are the best to do with a group. So take your roommates with you.
5 popular indoor activities:
- – Bowling
- – Mini golf / Glow golf
- – Laser tag
- – Karting
- – Arcade
Tip: you can look up many outings online and reserve them in advance.
Now it’s your turn
In this blog you have read many options for a relaxing evening without TV. The last golden tip we want to give you is: there are many free activities to be found on the internet. The possibilities are truly endless. We are curious what you thought of this blog. Which tip do you like best? Send a photo of you carrying out one of the tips to email@example.com and maybe you’ll see your photo on Techvisie’s social media channels soon.