Great Ways to Exercise Outdoors

Summertime is just around the corner, and what better way to celebrate than getting outside. In fact, June is National Great Outdoors Month! This is a great time to explore our nation’s beautiful and numerous parks, trails, and natural wonders. Here are five ways to get moving in the great outdoors. Go for a Walk or Run Whether you are on a quick lunch break or training for a race, a walk or run around the block is a great way to be active this summer. Very minimal equipment is needed for this kind of exercise, making it easier to squeeze into your day. All you will need is a supportive pair of gym shoes, extra water for hydration, and sunscreen. If you’re on the go, consider a small running belt to bring along any additional items like your phone, [...]

Spring into Cycling, May 2021

Read Time: 2 min 21 sec   Get out that bike and prepare to pedal! The season for outdoor activity is finally here, and what better time to tune-up your bike and get moving? Whether you’re looking for a family adventure or transportation to work, biking can be a great exercise option. Before you hit the trail, ensure the best ride by planning to prepare, pace and follow safety precautions. Prepare Before beginning your ride, you’ll want to make sure you have your bike in working order with pumped-up tires and your helmet on snug. You will also want to bring a few other essentials with you. In case of an emergency, or if you get stranded somewhere, it’s always a good idea to bring your cell phone, an ID, and some cash. If your plans include a longer ride [...]