3 Fun Outdoor Exercises

By: AvMed Health Tips AvMed Health Smarts, Exercise/Fitness, WELLfluent Living

September is a seasonal sweet spot: It’s not too hot outside, and it’s not too cold. It’s the perfect weather for exercising outside and skipping the usual treadmill or elliptical session. Here are a few exercise ideas to help you take advantage of the great outdoors:

Swimming: Head to the local pool to soak up some sun and knock out some laps. Swimming is particularly effective for people with mobility or weight issues; it’s easy on the joints, making it a very accessible exercise.

Cycling: Leave your car at home and go for a ride on your bike. It’s a great cardiovascular exercise that also lets you explore your neighborhood. Plus, it’s good for the environment.

Kayaking: Looking for a cool way to work out your upper body? Kayaking does just that while letting you enjoy a scenic view. Equipment can get expensive, though, so consider renting vs. owning.

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EMBRACE | September 2018