I was thinking that sports and fitness are an important part of summer.
Here are a few phrasal verbs that could help you.
I have been going to the gym since Easter. I wanted to bulk up for the summer time.
- to gain weight and muscle mass
Maria wanted to learn how to body surf but gave up after 1 hour.
- to surrender or quit
After my evening run on the beach, I cool down by doing some stretching activities.
- to do movements after your main exercises to return your heart rate to normal gradually
I was watching a beach volley match when they suddenly asked me to join in.
- to take part in a sporting activity or match
I took up yoga this summer. There was an instructor that gave classes on the beach.
- to start doing a new sport or activity
Rest is not idleness, and to lie sometimes on the grass on a summer day listening to the murmur of water, or watching the clouds float across the sky, is hardly a waste of time. ~John Lubbock