Studies show that outdoor workouts are more effective than indoor ones; running on solid ground instead of a treadmill, for example, increases your workload up to 10 percent. The same applies to cycling, in which wind drag creates the need for more energy output. Research also shows that being outside improves your attitude toward working out.
Credit: Getty Images
Powered By ZergNet
Sign up to receive the Men’s Journal newsletter and special offers from MJ and its marketing partners.
56 Perfect Things
Tech, Tools, Toys, & the Hottest New Gear
Plus: The Deadly Thrill of BASE Jumping
ON NEWSSTANDS NOW