IELTS Speaking Part 2: Common Topics in IELTS Exam | Topic 14: Health
Describe an activity you do for your health or fitness.
You should say:
- what you do
- how often you do it
- where you do it
- and explain how you think this activity helps you stay healthy or fit
- Sample Answer:
Staying in good shape is everyone’s concern and I am no exception. To be honest, I
have been so caught up in my study since I entered university that I have a problem
in organizing my daily routine. However, I have been participating in a yoga
class for about 2 years, which takes me only 1 hour a day, to try to lead a healthy
Unlike dancing or running, yoga definitely involves stretching actions. You might
look at yoga and think that it is light and easy but it is more demanding than it appears.
Yoga allows me to work on all the parts of my body. It can burn a lot of calories in just
one hour of training. Also, it enhances my flexibility and suppleness in every single
What I enjoy the most about yoga is meditation. It is all about regulating your
breathing and helping you take things off your mind easily. Another thing is that doing
yoga is supposed to be good for curing headaches and digestion-related problems, so it
benefits not only physical well-being but also mental health.
By maintaining a schedule of taking part in the yoga class on a daily basis, I
feel extremely relaxed and full of energy after the class. It helps me to keep
fit and refresh my mind after a long stressful day. And of course, I don’t see
myself stopping practicing this activity any time soon