How To Take Your Gym Routine Outside — Because A Little Fresh Air Goes A Long Way
The idea that exercise is ‘good’ for us has been ingrained in our brains since elementary school P.E. class — along with a solid understanding of the rules of kickball. But did you know that the outdoors can also do wonders for your health? Research shows that spending time outside can reduce your risk of type II diabetes and cardiovascular disease, while also helping you sleep better. It sounds like everyone could use a little more outdoors time — and I don’t mean drinking on patios. In fact, I’ve decided to take my gym routine outdoors this summer, and I think you should join me! Think about it: Not only is there a $0 initiation fee, but every time you get a butt-kicking workout, you’ll also be soaking in the benefits of nature and breathing fresh air. Not sure where to start? We teamed up with Cotton to find the best tips for taking your gym routine outside, and recommend the best products that make it easier to step out the door.