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Stay Active Indoors in Beijing Posted by on Aug 31, 2016 in Uncategorized

Anyone who’s ever been to Beijing knows that the air pollution there can get really, really bad. When you can’t see the apartment building next to yours out the window, it’s really hard to motivate yourself to go outside to get to work or do the shopping, let alone do something active. Thankfully, there are plenty of ways to stay active indoors in the Chinese capital.

A usual, smoggy day in BJ.

A usual, smoggy day in BJ.

Two great ways to beat the pollution and get active indoors are rock climbing (攀岩 – pān yán) and archery (射箭 – shè jiàn). Check out both in this short video:

If you’re in Beijing and want to give these a try, more info can be found here:

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Sasha is an English teacher, writer, photographer, and videographer from the great state of Michigan. Upon graduating from Michigan State University, he moved to China and spent 5+ years living, working, studying, and traveling there. He also studied Indonesian Language & Culture in Bali for a year. He and his wife run the travel blog Grateful Gypsies, and they're currently trying the digital nomad lifestyle across Latin America.

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