Full of temptations -- from to-die-for buffets to nightclub bottle service -- it can be a challenge fighting the battle of the bulge in Sin City. But there’s hope! Las Vegas’ hottest resorts – including ARIA Resort & Casino, MGM Grand and Mandalay Bay – offer a variety of fun activities that burn calories without ever needing to set foot in a gym.
Below are different ways visitors are making the most of their Vegas vacations with non-traditional workouts:
Dive with the Sharks at Shark Reef Aquarium – *476 calories
Hearts will race with this one-of-a-kind Vegas experience that offers brave scuba-certified guests a chance to dive with more than 30 sharks found in Shark Reef Aquarium at Mandalay Bay. *Scuba diving for 60 minutes
Dancing at Hakkasan Night Club – *612 Calories
World-renowned DJs such as Tïesto, Steve Aoki and Calvin Harris provide the pulse-pounding sounds for this workout, where party-goers can dance the night away in a five-level, mega-nightclub located in the heart of MGM Grand. *Dancing for 2 hours
Retail Therapy at The Shops at Crystals – *170 Calories
One of the only retail destinations in the country solely dedicated to high-end brands, this luxury shopping paradise has guests sprinting to check out the likes of the world’s largest Louis Vuitton and gorgeous flagship locations for Gucci, PRADA, Dolce & Gabbana (Men’s and Women’s) and FENDI. *Walking at 2 mph for 60 minutes
Golfing at Shadow Creek – *714 Calories
The Tom Fazio-designed golf course presents an unparalleled afternoon on the links and is reserved exclusively for guests staying at an MGM Resorts’ property. Featuring breathtaking beauty, Shadow Creek is a hole-in-one getaway. *Golf with power cart for 180 minutes
Laser Tag at The Adventuredome – *181 Calories
Grab some friends and a laser tag gun to become a kid again at the adrenaline-pumping Lazer Blast arena inside The Adventuredome, Circus Circus’ thrilling five-acre theme park. *Jogging at 5 mph [12 min mile] for 20 minutes
Browse ARIA’s Fine Art Collection – *408 Calories
For those who love art just as much as fitness, perusing ARIA’s $40 million public fine art collection exercises the mind and the body. To take the art tour to the next level of fitness, The Spa at ARIA offers an Indoor Hike that‘s a high-energy journey across the resort mixed with sit-ups, squats and lunges. *Hiking cross-country style for 60 minutes
*All calories were calculated with MyFitness Pal for a 150lb individual.