Getting bored of the scenery at the gym? Perhaps you’re so used to your workout routine that it’s no longer working for you.
Sometimes, you just need to mix things up and do some things different and exciting for your mind, your body, and your soul.
Trust us, we all have been there… when you start feeling restless inside, or your mood has not been as vibrant as usual.
Well, here’s a PSA: Being outside and active has so many great benefits physically and mentally!
Don’t take our earth for granted... before giving you some ideas on outdoor workouts, here are a few benefits to being outdoors:
Sunshine! Yes, get the vitamin D that you need, honey! A bonus to this is getting a tan.. Who doesn’t love a tan? PS: don’t forget the SPF!
It’s free! Who doesn’t love a free activity? Take advantage of the free view and the benefits! You don’t need a membership or need to spend money to enjoy the outdoors.
Social distancing! We know, it’s been hard to find time with loved ones, but there’s tons of space outdoors for you to socially distance! See your friends, all while staying active.
Get out of Routine! Have you been using the same equipment over and over again? Give your body something new to work with. New activities activate different muscles!
Beautiful view! Doesn’t it just make you feel better when you see a beautiful scenery? Not only is it a mood-lifter, but this can help reduce stress by feeling relaxed!
Want to be outdoors but have no idea what to do?
Here are a few workouts where you can get a tan, stay active, and enjoy nature!
7 outdoor workouts for you to get Down to Earth:
1. Yoga in the Park
Yoga helps with relieving soreness, improving balance and strength, and helps with mental clarity. An activity for the mind, body, and soul!
Set yourself up with a yoga mat or blanket on a clear field and relax those muscles, girl! Oh, and we would probably follow-up with a picnic for an extra self-love treat.
2. Walk Through a Hiking Trail
Feeling a little down and restless? Take a hike! Need a social distancing activity to do with friends? Take a hike! Have a dog? Take them on a hike!
Hiking will improve your mood as you breathe in the fresh air of the trees and enjoy the beauties of nature! The best part is that you can go with a buddy or enjoy some time by yourself to help your mental peace and clarity!
And, who knows.. Maybe, you’ll be lucky enough to reach a waterfall you can dip your toes in or get at the top of a mountain to see a beautiful view!
3. Rollerblade Beside the Lake
Do you have the need for speed? So, do we!
Rollerblading is a great way to stay active and enjoy some wind blowing in your hair! Not only does it work the full body, but it also helps with your booty gains! You can do this on a walkway beside a lake, around a park, or just simply on the streets!
Work on your muscle endurance but have some fun with it!
4. Run the Stairs with a Good Scenery
The best leg and booty workout that gives optimal results without using any weights are stairs!
Find some stairs outside with a nice view of the city, and get that endurance going. There are so many variations that you can do on the stairs that you can cater to whatever level of intensity works for you!
An outdoors workout with a combination of cardio and muscle endurance. Are you up for the challenge?
5. Beach Day
Who doesn’t love a good beach day? Whether you’re there to enjoy your feet in the sand or in the water, this is a great place to be outside and active.
Not only can you swim at the beach, run on the beach, but you can also toss around a frisbee or play beach volleyball!
Beach days are fun days! Relax and be active without even thinking about it! You deserve it!
6. Play Sports with Friends
Want to workout but also miss your friends?
Why not kill two birds with one stone by doing both. Invite your friends to kick around a soccer ball on the field, shoot some hoops, or play some tennis! It’s a great way to socialize but also stay active.
The best part, you get to have some friendly banter and competition with your friends.
7. Cycle Around the City
Get to know your city by cycling locally! Not only will you get to places fast, but you get to do it while being active and enjoying some sun.
Cycling is so great for so many things, such as improving joint movements, flexibility, and endurance!
If you don’t have a bike, use the city bikes - you can rent them for a period of time. It’s a great way to not only connect to the city, but nature as well!
As a reward, treat yourself by cycling to an ice cream shop.. It’s a win-win!
It’s time to get outside and embrace your inner earthy goddess. Appreciate the earth’s greatest treasures and enjoy the view!
Don’t forget to bring your VITAE APPAREL and SWIM with you! We’ll be there to get you through the day!