Are you getting bored on the treadmill or stair stepper? Want to spice it up a little? why not try hatchet throwing!? The latest extreme exercise trend is happening in New Jersey, which offers classes where you can throw axes for two hours. (Or until you collapse from exhaustion.) It doesn’t just sound dangerous, it is. So, before you can participate, you have to take a safety course before you’re allowed to chuck hatchets at wood targets. And, bonus! It’s not just a good total body workout, it’s also a good stress reliever! This place in New Jersey offers special “Axe Your Ex” breakup and divorce parties.
TO GO WITH AFP STORY by SEBASTIEN BLANC - FILES - A man works out at a slimming center in Beijing on November 11, 2011. Dedicated slimming centres have sprung up across China over the past decade to take advantage of soaring obesity rates, as newly wealthy young Chinese swap rice bowls for burgers and bicycles for cars. AFP PHOTO / LIU JIN (Photo credit should read LIU JIN/AFP/Getty Images)