Going Outside To Play Isn’t Just For Kids

Time for our Workout Of The Month. Each month we take a look at something fitness related and break it down in a way that you can understand it so that you can apply it to your life. Some times we take a look at a specific workout and break it down – other times we’ll take a look at the latest fitness research and separate fact from fiction. This month I want to talk to you about something we as adults should all do a little bit more of: play. Playtime Isn’t Just For Kids – Adults Can Play Too I want to talk about the importance of getting out and playing as an adult. It’s something that we honestly don’t do enough of but there are a plethora of health benefits of play. Sometimes the idea of fitness can become so rigid and routine especially when a strict training regimen is in place. Really, how monotonous is it to just go to a gym every single day and lift weights or run on a treadmill? Also, what good does it do our body if we can lift or pull a bunch of weight but can’t spend an hour having fun with a bunch of other people? Although there are benefits to group play, play doesn’t necessarily have to involve people. Getting outside isn’t necessary a mandatory requirement,...

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