The heat is breaking and we’re all settling back into our typical routines at school and work. This return to more consistent schedules is one reason that fall is a great time to commit to a fitness routine. Focusing on fall fitness can pay dividends through the rest of the year too. The good habits you put in place now are more likely to stick through the holidays because you’ve been working on them for two months.
Simply put, fall is the time to get back on track with your fitness goals. How do you get there? Don’t worry, we’ve got some help. Check out our top three fall fitness tips.
Fall should be full of outdoor adventures, many of which can help you meet your fitness goals. The weather is more comfortable, so it’s perfect for long walks, hikes, runs, and bike rides. Get inspired by the natural beauty around you, especially as leaves begin to change color. There are many 5K and 10K events in the fall as well. If you’re up for it, register for a race. This will give you a goal and help keep you motivated.
Get Creative and Have Fun
Often, fitness goals are achieved with the support of friends and loved ones. Whatever your goals are, embracing a healthier lifestyle and staying active is important. Make it fun with festive fall activities, like exploring corn mazes or venturing to a pumpkin patch. With both activities, you may be surprised by how much exercise you get. Apple picking is another great activity that keeps you moving. The real lesson is to embrace the season!
Consistent fitness goals can get sidetracked when Mother Nature doesn’t always cooperate. No worries! At Hethwood, you have access to a large fitness center. Packed with the latest equipment, this fitness center will help you stay active and healthy all year long. The best part? You can save money on that gym membership.
We believe it’s how you live that matters at Hethwood. We’re committed to providing amenities and support that help our residents maximize healthy lifestyles. What fall fitness plans do you have? Share them with us on our Facebook page. We’d love to hear them!