10 Ways To Get Fit Outdoors

What will you add to this list of adventures in nature?

Paddleboarding at Bow Lake, Banff National Park, Alta.
Paddleboarding at Bow Lake, Banff National Park, Alta.

Spring has sprung and with it a fresh batch of ways to get active outdoors. Here are a few ideas to get you started. So take a deep breath and …

  1. Go for a walk or run to relax and decompress.
  2. Pack a healthy lunch and hike to your favourite picnic spot.
  3. Register for a 5K or 10K walk/run event.
  4. Bike around your neighborhood or down a mountain trail.
  5. Swim in a lake, sea or outdoor pool.
  6. Paddle a canoe, kayak or  standup paddleboard.
  7. Rediscover your inner rebel on a skateboard, rollerblades or BMX.
  8. Play soccer, slo-pitch ultimate Frisbee, tennis or golf.
  9. Tackle an obstacle course race or parkour around your city.
  10. Do yoga, Tai Chi or Capoeira in a park.


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