Have you seen Physique and Figure shows on TV and got amazed from them? We all love these celebrities and wanted to transform our body and look like these people.
But today post is designed for people who wanted to transform their body outdoor by doing simple exercises.
Personally, I still hit the gym for weight workouts 4-5 days per week and try to do my cardio or high intensity interval training (for fat loss) outdoors.
Here’s how an outdoor training session might look like to improve your overall Physique and Figure:
Go to an area where this is a park or there are multiple parks. Walk or jog or run around a field or until you reach a playground. Upon reaching the playground, do some other exercises such as:
1. Single leg split squats – to do this exercise, put one foot behind you on a bench, slide, or other fixture. Lower your body until the thigh of your front leg is parallel to the ground, then rise up to a standing position. Do 10-30 reps with each leg. For added difficulty, put your back foot on a unstable object such as the seat of a swing. We posted a good split squat video just below, if you'd like to see a demonstration!
2. Push-ups – everyone knows how to do push-ups. On a playground you can do a regular flat push-up or you can do incline push-ups where your feet are on the ground and your hands are on a bench, slide, etc. To do decline push-ups, you simply reverse your hands and feet. Again, you can add difficulty by using an unstable object such as a swing (or two swings) for your hands or feet.
3. Pull-ups – if there are monkey bars, you can do a variety of pull-ups. This is pretty self explanatory. If you aren’t strong enough to do a pull-up, you can likely do “jumping pull-ups” where you jump into the air, grab the bar, and pull yourself up. Or you can use a light, portable piece of equipment such as the Pull-up Revolution from Lifeline, which “assists” you.
4. Power skips – if you can skip, you can power skip. You start out skipping, but thrust yourself into the air off of the leg that last touched the ground.
These are just a few examples of the many, many exercises you can do while still getting a good sweat and being outside in the beautiful weather! Hopefully I’ve inspired you to get out there and do it!
If you prefer to have a trainer for motivation and/or instruction, visit Nesta! there you will also learn about the best foods for optimal results.
Until next time, remember that your health is your greatest asset! You wouldn’t put off your retirement planning or savings until “tomorrow”, so don’t do it with your health.