If you want to exercise and also want to become a self-sufficient woman, you might as well kill two birds with one stone. Instead of running on a treadmill, you can take a class that'll teach you how to defend yourself. That way, you'll be able to use your body to your advantage. If you ever end up in a fight, or get attacked by a stranger, then you'll be able to protect yourself. Here are a few classes you can take that'll help you get fit while teaching you self-defense and remember that some of these sports require specialist equipment or clothing so read more about the requirements before you sign up:
1. Kickboxing Class
Kickboxing is a great way to burn calories. What is it, exactly? Well, it's "a group of stand-up combat sports based on kicking and punching." It's a pretty popular thing to do, which means that your local gym will probably have classes for you to take. Your college might even offer classes inside of your campus' gym. Ask around to find out!