Outdoor cardio workouts

Check out these outdoor cardio workouts that will benefit your health while allowing you to spend time outdoors.

Seek out hills: To increase your workout, try adding more hills into your run. Start out by running or jogging up the hills to get a feel for how the incline changes your workout. More advance runners can add hill sprints into their workout.

Find a new trail: To keep from getting bored with your workout, and to keep your muscles from adapting to your workout, look for new trails to explore during your workout.

Get on a bike: Cycling is a great cardio workout. It can allow you to explore the outdoors while burning a lot of calories.

Swimming: In the warmer months, take a dip in the pool or lake for a great outdoor workout. Swimming is a great overall body workout that allows you to burn a lot of calories.

Rowing: If you’re rowing for an hour, you can burn up to 600 calories. It’s a great workout that allows you to spend time on the lake.