Working out in the gym is great and all that, but it can’t compare to the fresh air outside and the beauty of nature. Unfortunately, though, it seems as if many of the most popular outdoor activities include mostly cardio such as cycling and running – and those parkour people jumping off buildings, but that’s not for everyone.
If you would like to continue with your weight lifting program but need a change of scenery, you’ve come to the right place. Here is a handful of ideas on outdoor exercises that will sculpt you just as well as those weights in the gym is able to.
If you haven’t tried rock climbing before, it’s probably better to do this indoors first in order to get the guidance you need. A lot of people get addicted to it, though, and it’s a great activity to team up with your love for nature and camping as well; suddenly you have a lot of other rocky destinations on your travel lists.
Your new hobby might even take you around the world, in search for the biggest rock to climb.
Most importantly, though, climbing is great for your body and will get you strong in a way that weights simply can’t compare with.
When the weather allows for it, you should get out there and try kayaking for a change. This is sometimes considered an extreme sport, although it depends on the kind of waters you plan on heading into, and it’s definitely extreme enough for your body.