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7. The Other World: A.K.A. Outside > Exercising Outside

Exercising Outside

Obviously, exercising outside is healthy, too—particularly the right kind of exercise. Simply being outside during parts of the day, such as first thing in the morning as the sun rises, enhances your overall outlook and fitness in its own right. Now we’re going to add some descriptions of outdoor fitness techniques and tools, beginning with good old walking.

Walking

Back when I was putting in mega miles as a runner and biker, I used to have a somewhat snotty attitude toward walking. I used to see lots of people taking their habitual morning walks, and snicker. My attitude could be summed up as “Hey, we’re bipedal by nature, so how can that be a ‘workout’? You gotta kick it up a notch to get really strong!”


  

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