Outdoor Summer Fitness Activities

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With summer around the corner, there is no better time to get fit outdoors. The warmer weather and lighter nights only mean one thing- more time to get fit. Getting up and out on a freezing, dark winters morning can be hard! There is nothing worse than trying to go for a run in the freezing pitched black. This is where the summer light mornings come in and you are given the motivation to get moving.   Getting up in the morning during summer and seeing the bright sun boosts your mood and can give you the motivation to get fit. Here are some outdoor fitness activities perfect for summer.

Go for A Hike


There is nothing better than filling your lungs up with the warm summer air.  Summer is the best time to go for a hike as it a fun outdoor activity that gets your heart racing. The summer sun gives the hills a magical outlook as you will be able to admire it in all in beauty. However, if you are an inexperienced hikers then you need to make sure that you do some research on the dangers of the activity. Make sure that you are fit and ready for the challenges that some hiking routes can create. You also need to ensure that you have the proper hiking attire; walking boots, comfortable clothes and plenty of water!

Hiking is always better with a group of friends. Get all of your friends involved and get them fit by going on a hike on a warm summers evening. The hike will also give you some amazing scenery, so get fit and enjoy what the countryside has to offer.

go for a hike

Enjoy Badminton


Indoor badminton can be done during the winter, but the fun of the sport is being outside enjoying the lovely summer days. Practice your badminton skills by going outside and enjoying the calm summer nights.

The summertime is the perfect time to enjoy badminton as the less wind the better for the game to really work. Therefore, you should make the most of what summer has to offer and play a game of badminton. As badminton is a two player game, it means you can involve your friends and family and get them fit and healthy.


Go Swimming


During the hot summer months cool of by going for a long swim. Put yourself to the test and do as many lengths as possible. This will not only keep your body cool but it will also keep your fitness levels up. Swimming is also an easy way to flush out toxins in our body. This preventing muscle tightness and soreness the following day.

Swimming can also develop core body strength because it uses all of the body’s muscles simultaneously. When you go swimming it builds longer, leaner muscles that complement the denser muscles. These swimming muscles also help boost metabolism to keep calories burning longer.

go swimming

Park Yoga


Get back to nature with outdoor yoga sessions. Whether you do it with a group or on your own, you can reset your mind and body while enjoying the glorious British weather. Being outdoors while learning the skills of yoga can make it more relaxing and being you the peace you seek while enjoying yoga.

Yoga can massage organs and strengthen muscles as well as help you learn breathing techniques and meditation. The skills you learn can release stress and improve immunity in your body. Yoga focuses on any irregularity in the body and tried to amend them. Irregularities in the body can affect the mind can manifest itself as an ailment in the body.