you've been thinking about starting a fitness regimen but aren't
into the health club scene, an outdoor exercise program may be the
solution you need to get up and get moving.
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outdoors offer benefits to both the body and the mind. In fact, more than twice as many Americans exercise outdoors
than in health clubs. Being
outdoors for most people who are indoors all day is refreshing, and
offers a good alternative to fighting traffic, crowds and noise at
health clubs. South Florida's beaches, parks and neighborhoods are
productive exercise environments desirable to all fitness levels --
from rookie to veteran. And, the best part is that little, if any
equipment is required. Here's a few areas where you can enjoy a true
Beaches - Beaches aren't just for sipping margaritas and rubbing
in suntan oil. From Key West to Pensacola Beach, the opportunities
never end for both locals and tourists to stay active. Start your
day with a sunrise walk or finish it with a sunset jog. Join in beach
volleyball games or invest in a boogie board and ride a few waves.
Throw a football or frisbee with family or friends. Cool off with
a refreshing swim and before you know it you will see how a a day
at the beach can burn a bundle of calories!