Hobbies That Are Not For The Faint Hearted

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It is claimed that Oscar Wilde once said that it is only boring people that are ever bored. And this statement can be really true, especially as it just shows the dilemma that many modern men are facing. The dilemma of knowing what to do with their spare time, without having to spend a lot of money. Being able to enjoy life and do the things that you like is half of the fun of it. But being able to challenge yourself and learn and grow are also good things to be doing. And when you look at life with this kind of approach, to embrace it all and have fun, then you are not going to find yourself in a bored moment anytime soon.

With that all in mind, here are some fun and adventurous hobbies that you could add to your bucket list or simply give it a try. There is something out there for everyone.


OK maybe it is not exactly adventurous or “not for the faint of heart” unless you undercook a buddies steak, lol. Being able to cook is not only practical, but can be really fun to do too. It can become a hobby where you try new foods or new techniques like grilling. Then you get to enjoy the spoils of it all, so it really is a win-win situation.

Off-Road Driving

Driving to the store or on your commute is not fun driving; it is necessary driving. So when can you enjoy fun driving? It could be at a driving circuit if you like fast cars, or it could be something that you do up in the mountains with off-roaders. You could even invest in your own side-by-side vehicle for off-roading, but just be sure you know where to get some side-by-side mechanic work done as it is likely to need it from time to time. Depending where you live, there are plenty of places that off-roading would work in too, like Utah or the Rocky Mountains.


If you’re more of an indoors guy and want to do more with the cash that you have, then investing could be a good idea for you. It can be a good idea to start small, if you’re new to things like the stock market. But it could be a hobby that can grow and grow.


Fitness can be another hobby that is going to have some great implications on your life as it can be so good for weight management as well as your health. It could be that you want to train to do something like a triathlon, or perhaps you’re more into bodybuilding. Either way, there is a wealth of knowledge out there to help get you a training plan to get started.

Rock Sports

In a similar vein to fitness, rock sports can be a great hobby for your health and strength, but can be different way to do things that just hitting the gym. The good news is that it can be done both indoors and outdoors, with things like climbing walls. It gives you a focus, as well as helping you to de-stress.

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