When you workout in nature you are more likely to enjoy it, feel less pain, and move longer. “Green space” or the great outdoors motivates us to move. “Blue space”—somewhere near water—increases the gains even more. Step outside to exercise, and you just may find yourself skipping for joy! When you workout outside, it doesn’t feel like a workout at all. Well…
Here are a few places I love to move outside. Please share your favorites in the comments!
Old Wethersfield, CT
This combines green space (with exceptionally large 300-year-old trees lining the streets) and the blue space (with the Wethersfield Cove). In addition you get to feel like you have stepped back in time surrounded by historic homes. Walk Main Street, the Broad Street Green, Hartford Avenue, and Garden Street. As an added bonus, it’s all flat.
This was a new discovering for me, but it is great for walking, running, or biking. There are multiple points of access throughout the state of Connecticut. I started in Colchester, CT, and the walk was absolutely lovely.
Start by a waterfall and then take a short (maybe 45 minute), easy trail to an […]