8 Great Ways to Take Your Workout Outdoors

7 Jun

Ditch the gym and take your workout outdoors

Just because it’s fun doesn’t mean it doesn’t work up a sweat!

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Torch calories with a game of beach volleyball or a hike in the woods

When the weather outside is wonderful, who wants to spend any time in a stuffy gym? Instead, gather the family and invite your friends to join you out-of-doors for a calorie-blasting good time. These activities make it easy to enjoy the season-and still lose weight, stay motivated, and build sexy, show-off muscles.

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  1. Volleyball: Even with two left feet and an awful serve, you’re constantly squatting, diving,
    jumping, and hitting,
  2. Pedal off the Pounds: Power up each hill to help tighten and tone your legs, hips, and butt.
  3. Hit the Trails: You’ll build strong, lovely legs as you soak up nature’s beauty.
  4. Practice Your Serve: Grab a pal for a game of tennis.
  5. Tossing a Frisbee: Send your friend on some hard to catch passes.
  6. Golfing: Carry your clubs, the researchers also found that toting golf bags
    contributed to the benefits.
  7. Yard work: Involving a number of different kinds of exercises, including stretching, weightlifting, and a moderate cardiovascular workout.
  8. Fetch with Fido: Ball tossing can benefit you too!

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Even light physical activities—things you view as more fun and leisurely than “fitness”—can reduce stress, punch up your metabolism, and add years to your life. They can also help speed up recovery from traditional workouts and ease sore muscles.

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Step off that stairmaster, and take a hike instead. Commune with nature — and blast off calories? It’s a win-win!

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