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Outdoor Exercise and Fitness

More and more people are now attuned to their fitness needs. Whether it’s an indoor or outdoor exercise activity, they will always take the chance to stay physically fit and healthy.

Outdoor exercises are also popular nowadays. Like indoor exercises, you can get a lot of benefits like:

– little equipment is needed to have a good workout, but some exercises don’t require any equipment at all

– no more obnoxious people or crowded gyms

– no need to drive back and forth to a fitness facility

– you can enjoy the fresh air

– doesn’t require a special workout outfit or make-up

– you get a lot of sunshine and vitamin D

– you can work out anytime and anywhere

Some reasons for preferring outdoor exercises as a fitness routine may not be included on the list, but whatever your reason is, there are still other things to consider. Now that you know the benefits, the next step is to learn the different activities fit for the outdoors.

There are seven top outdoor exercises; if you want to get all sweaty, feeling tremendous, and worn out, you can check out these exercises.

Lunges – this kind of exercise should be done in perfect form so that all your leg and buttock muscles will work with every motion. You can also include variations like standing lunges, alternating, elevated, walking, and rear lunges.

Push-ups are an effective exercise for your upper body, but only a few people do this now because they prefer press machines. The push-up is a productive exercise that doesn’t require any equipment. The basic movements include standard, comprehensive, and close grips. By doing the three primary activities alternately, you can stimulate your shoulders, chest, and triceps muscles. You can achieve more effortless movement by elevating your hands; try elevating your feet for a more challenging workout. If you’re brave enough, you can try clapping and bouncing push-ups.

Squats – doing squats the proper way can provide incredible power. Its effectiveness has been lost due to inappropriate form, improper instruction, and laziness. You can do variations like one leg, standing, pile, wide stance, and overhead squat. By doing repetitions, you can feel your legs getting tired, which means it’s taking its effect.

Step ups – if you do this exercise correctly, you’re doing a brutal exercise. A bench will do as your equipment, and all you have to do is to step up and down. Just ensure that your head is always up and your back is in a straight position. This is also a great cardio exercise.

Chin-ups – also called pull-ups; use a tree branch or any playground equipment that allows you to pull yourself up and down. You can repeat this exercise as many times as you like. 

Uphill sprints – try this exercise only if you can do a 100-meter dash. This is carried out by running uphill. Find a decent-sized hill and run up fast. Then walk right down. Just keep on repeating.

The duck walks – walk like a duck; squat down and stay put, then start walking. Repeat as necessary.

Doing outdoor exercises the right way is hard, but the benefits you can get must be addressed.