Tips to take your next workout outside

August 08, 2019

Portable exercise tools make it easy to move your workout out into the open air

Ready for a change in your workout routine? Grab a few simple workout tools and head outside for some fresh air and a fresh approach to your exercise regimen. Here are three upper body exercises you can do outside using simple, portable workout tools.

Pilates Ring Arm Press:

  1. Standing or sitting, hold onto the outside of the ring with your palms facing in.
  2. Extend your arms straight out in front of you.
  3. Squeeze the ring as much as you can; hold for 8-10 seconds and release. Repeat 8-15 times.
Pilates Arm Press
Resistance Tube Bicep Curl

Resistance Tube Bicep Curls:

  1. Stand on the middle of the tube with one or both feet depending on the resistance of the tube.
  2. Hold onto the tube with palms facing up and elbows by your side.
  3. Lift your arms slowly toward your shoulders by bending (hinging) at the elbow
  4. Slowly lower to starting position. Repeat 8-15 times.

Weighted Bar Shoulder Press:

  1. Stand tall with feet shoulder width apart.
  2. Grasp the bar with an overhand grip slightly wider than shoulder width.
  3. Hold the bar in front of you, just above your chest, at shoulder height.
  4. Lift and press the bar directly overhead with arms extended, stopping just before your arms are completely straight.
  5. Lower the bar back to the starting position. Repeat 12-15 times.
Weighted Bar Shoulder Press
Pilates Ring
Body Sport®
Pilates Ring

Resistance Tubes
Body Sport®
Resistance Tube Kit

Weighted Bar
Body Sport®
Weighted Bar