Movement

Cardio For The Cool Season

Summer’s over, but that doesn’t mean your fitness journey is complete for the year. We know the end of summer can be a bummer, but the cooler months have options to keep you fit long after the summer sun sets. Whether you want to explore the woods or hit up your local gym, here are some ways to stay active and keep that beach body going as the temperature drops.

Take a Hike

The cooler fall days are the perfect time to head to the mountains for a good hike. A regular, weekly hike in the woods can be a great way to stay in shape while keeping in touch with Mother Nature.

Not fortunate to live near the Appalachian Trail or the Blue Ridge Mountains? Research has shown that simply taking a brisk 15-minute walk after dinner relieves stress and can help you lose weight and sleep better–not to mention, that’s prime sunset watching time. Whether you’re climbing a 12,000 footer or taking a post-dinner stroll, putting one foot in front of the other gets you one step closer to keeping that summer glow.

Run with a Goal

The cooler weather is also perfect for doing longer and more intense workouts outside. What better time to take up running? It’s efficient, effective, and all you really need is a pair of shoes and the open trail!

For newbies, try exploring a gradual 5K routine. Working out with friends keeps you motivated and accountable, so look for a group of like-minded sporty people to turn up the fun of getting fit. If you’ve run more 5Ks than you can count, try stepping up the distance and consider a half or full marathon.

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