7 Easy and Creative Ways to Exercise Outside
One drill she likes to exercise outside: Stand holding the ball with both hands, squat down, then explode up as you toss the ball overhead and behind you.
Feeling frazzled? These empowering yoga poses will bring you back to the present.
Whether you're a water bug or you prefer to keep your feet firmly planted on the sand, these pointers will help you break a sweat at the beach and have fun doing it. No matter if you take to the shore, lake, or other water spots, you're in for a cool, mood-elevating experience. Here, tips to get every drop of fun, fitness, and mental fulfillment out of your day on the beach.
Break Out the Boards
The standard plank can become a little redundant, and by now, we know that adding more time to the plank is hardly an indicator of how strong or good quality that plank might be.
Level Up Your Swim
Instagram and TikTok have us all drinking the Kool-Aid to some degree. Though we know deep down that these platforms are sometimes riddled with misinformation, the daily promise our news feeds provide us of a certain body type in a short time frame can weigh us down in terms of goal setting.
- Quadricep stretch
- Standing hamstring stretch
- Figure-4 stretch
- Shoulder stretch
End every workout on a high note
Not only does proper performance mean fewer injuries and better recovery, but it also helps with your mindset. When we get stuck in the rep or max rabbit hole (where we put more weight on the bar and finish the set regardless of form), our mindset also suffers.
And while being a modern-day superwoman is certainly within our wheelhouse, the pressures can sometimes mean we don’t always feel empowered in our own bodies.