Mix it Up Outdoor Workout

///Mix it Up Outdoor Workout

Mix it Up Outdoor Workout

Get outside this spring and workout!  Mix it up by adding strength moves to any run.

Mix It Up Outdoor Workout Fitness

Hello! Hello!

When the weather warms up I literally want to spend all my time outside.  I’d even be happy with an outdoor office 🙂  Especially if I could somehow be outside, but not have the pollen.  But that’s a story for another day.

I decided to create a workout that you can do outside, but isn’t just straight running.  It’s great for those of you who are maybe in a running slump, want to mix it up or can’t seem to run for 30 minutes straight.

Start with a nice walking warm-up and active stretch and finish a walking cool-down and some deeper stretches.

Do the workout once for a solid 30 minute workout or double for a close to an hour extravaganza of fitness fun.

Mix It Up Outdoor Workout

Here are a few workout tips!

Do the Tricep Dips on a bench.

Make sure no one is running right behind you before you stop to do the circuits. 🙂

For an extra challenge do the plank leg lifts on a curb.

Another way to add intensity is to increase the speed of your run each circuit.

Do it with a friend for competition and fun!

Thanks for stopping by today!  Come back tomorrow a delightfully simple summer taco salad.

I’m linking this post with Jill Conyers for Fitness Friday & Inspired to be Fit, Amanda for Thinking Out Loud Thursday,  Coaches Corner, and Annmarie for Wild Workout Wednesday.

Your turn!

Do you ever take your workouts outside?

By | 2017-08-15T14:04:01-04:00 April 6th, 2016|Fitness, Workouts|25 Comments


  1. Sara schwab April 17, 2016 at 7:47 pm - Reply

    Theses clothes are very nice

  2. Debbie @ Coach Debbie Runs April 6, 2016 at 8:58 pm - Reply

    When I was coaching cross country I loved giving them workouts like this that combine running with challenging body weight exercises. Now that I don’t coach them anymore I guess I’ll have to do the workout myself :-). Thanks for linking up!

  3. [email protected] April 6, 2016 at 4:44 pm - Reply

    This looks like a great way to switch up a workout! Hopefully this warming weather trend will continue!

    • JulieWunder April 9, 2016 at 11:00 am - Reply

      It’s so cold and windy now :-(((( I feel like spring is mocking me! 🙂

  4. Annmarie April 6, 2016 at 4:03 pm - Reply

    Love workouts like this that include running! So fun! Thanks for linking up and sharing 🙂

  5. Mary Beth Jackson April 6, 2016 at 3:14 pm - Reply

    Great idea! That is a fun idea and the competition thought is even better! I am with ya, I love being outside!

  6. Rachel April 6, 2016 at 1:30 pm - Reply

    I definitely need to mix it up this spring. As soon as it warms up!! Thanks for linking up!

  7. I love these kinds of workouts! When I was in Florida, I actually saw a mom running on the beach with her little guy, and they’d stop every couple of minutes to do some kind of activity, like jumping jacks, push ups, etc.

    • JulieWunder April 9, 2016 at 10:58 am - Reply

      How much fun! What a great way to instill fitness in her son.

  8. Jessica @ A Kitchen Addiction April 6, 2016 at 11:53 am - Reply

    I love that it’s finally warming up so we can spend more time exercising outdoors!

  9. Nicole @ Fitful Focus April 6, 2016 at 11:30 am - Reply

    I love outdoor workouts like this! Now I just need the weather to be nice enough to do them!

    • JulieWunder April 9, 2016 at 10:59 am - Reply

      I know! It was so nice and now bahhhh… cold again!

  10. Blane Sherer April 6, 2016 at 10:27 am - Reply

    That’s a nice outdoor workout session.

  11. Susie @ Suzlyfe April 6, 2016 at 10:09 am - Reply

    Now if only it would stay nice enough to do this outside! Thank you for linking up!

    • JulieWunder April 9, 2016 at 10:54 am - Reply

      I know! It’s yucky outside here this weekend too. No snow though.

  12. It is fun to throw in a few outdoor moves post run when the weather is nice! Now just need it to warm up!

    • JulieWunder April 9, 2016 at 10:53 am - Reply

      I know! It was so nice and now it’s so yucky! Bring back spring.

  13. Dannii @ Hungry Healthy Happy April 6, 2016 at 7:08 am - Reply

    I can’t wait for the nicer weather to get here to the UK as I want to make the most of outdoor workouts. I just feel so much better after them.

    • JulieWunder April 9, 2016 at 10:52 am - Reply

      Me too! Hope it warms up soon there. It’s kind of nasty here this weekend too.

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