As long as I can remember, I loved early morning workouts in a big park, with lots of trees, fresh air and a cool breeze. I can turn a park into one big gym and get a full body workout featuring cardio and strength training all in the great outdoors.
I would like to share with you my routine and a few of my favorite exercises. All you need are good shoes, comfortable clothes, park bench or a picnic table and a fence.
I always start with a warm-up. I start with Pilates standing roll downs, which I will explain to you later in the blog.
Before each exercise I do a light jog or a walk. I come up on a bench and perform one of my exercises. To me this is the perfect way to work out. It makes it more interesting and fun. I want to share five of my favorite exercises I do in the park.
Pilates Standing Roll Downs
- Stand with your feet hip width apart and your spine in a neutral position. Relax your arms beside your body.
- Inhale and lengthen your...