PRLog - Aug. 24, 2012 - After a hugely successful London 2012 Olympics, thoughts are turning to creating a sustainable legacy. Sports clubs are full to bursting with keen new recruits; the roads are full of runners and cyclists; kids are enthusiastically pretending to be the new Jessica Ennis, Bradley Wiggins, Chris Hoy or Usain Bolt in the playgrounds.
The big question is, how to keep new fitness converts enthused, excited and motivated as summer ends and cold, wet winter nights arrive. No previous Olympics has solved the question of how to encourage long term increases in sport and fitness participation in the host population.
To celebrate London 2012 and promote lifetime fitness for all, free sport and fitness challenge website Konkura.com has undergone a radical re-design to make it more fun and easier to use than ever before. It's now even easier to find fitness challenges and workouts that meet your training goals, and to keep friends informed about your training achievements.
Creating sport and fitness challenges to inspire and motivate your friends is still just as quick and easy as ever.
More and more fitness professionals are using Konkura to share their expertise with a worldwide audience and inspire their clients to train smarter and train harder. As leading US fitness guru Ted Guice puts it: "You'll find plenty of motivation, as well as being able to share your successes and stories with fellow Konkura members...There are all sorts of challenges to choose from and I urge you to check out this unique and useful site to find those that interest you most"
How Konkura promotes grass-roots sports participation for all:
1) Combines social networking with sport and fitness activities. Konkura’
2) Motivation through challenges and friendly competition. We all know how motivating competition is - now Konkura users can add competition to every workout and training session. Continually find new challenges to work different body areas and fitness goals. Even create your own private Olympic challenge series for you and your friends to see who's fittest, fastest, strongest and most skillful.
3) Connect with personal trainers and fitness professionals. With a growing number of health and fitness experts within the Konkura community, users have the opportunity to connect with fitness professionals through the challenges they set and online interaction. For fitness pros, Konkura offers an unrivalled opportunity to connect with current and potential clients and demonstrate their expertise.
http://www.konkura.com is great fun and motivation for fitness enthusiasts of all ability and fitness levels, from established amateur athletes to those who've just been inspired to start training by London 2012.