Weekend Warrior: Fitness Day Trips to Keep You in Shape

Sometimes it’s a really difficult to schedule in time for activity. Maybe you have an hour in the morning, or maybe you only have 10 minutes. But if you have a weekend, you have more than enough time to challenge yourself physically and keep yourself in shape. If you think you can’t do much for your fitness goals in a day, think again. Below are some fun ideas for fitness day trips that will be a serious challenge, bring out your inner warrior, and help keep you in shape and achieve your fitness goals this year.

Take a Hike

Hiking is a great way to keep yourself in shape, and it challenges your entire body. No matter where you live, chances are there are some great hiking opportunities around you that you don’t even know about. When many people think of hiking, they think about mountains, and the mountains really are a great place to find some hiking opportunities. But did you know that deserts, beaches, and even some marshes have great hiking opportunities as well? With just a little bit of research you can find some great hiking opportunities in your area that you can do with friends, or by yourself. Always take safety precautions and heed to the guidance of local authorities and park signs, and take your phone, identification, and some food and water with you.

Compete in a Triathlon

When you train for a triathlon, you train your entire body. While you might think that you don’t have the time for regular training, this might actually be the case. If you start early enough, ensuring that there are several months between the time you start training and the actual event, you can actually train for a triathlon by focusing the bulk of your training on the weekends. This may not be an ideal method of training, that you’re a person who has regular demands, not an Olympic athlete. By taking 30 to 60 minutes on a few weekdays to get in some training, and then en