The 8 Outdoor Workouts That Will Get You in Shape Fast

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Summer is the prime time of year to ditch your same old gym routine and try something new outside — you know, in nature.

Trust me, the view is infinitely more exciting than what awaits you on the elliptical. The best part? Just five minutes of outdoor exercise can boost your mood, your self-esteem, and mental health, according to a study from the University of Essex. And, most of these workouts fall more into the "fun" category than the "exercise" one. Who can't get behind that? Ahead, eight workouts you may have heard of — with the body benefits that will convince you to actually get out there and do them.

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