The warm weather is finally here, which means a lot of fitness enthusiasts will be looking for a way to move their workouts outdoors. Outdoor workouts are a great way to get some Vitamin D, enjoy the fresh air, and change up your workouts.
In this blog we’ve selected our top 5 pieces of gym equipment we love to use in the warm weather months.
Free weights are perfect for exercising outdoors for a number of reasons. Not only are they super portable, but you can provide a wide variety of workouts using them. From traditional strength training to circuit HIIT workouts free weights are ideal for both. This is ideal for those who are looking to change up their workouts in the summer months, as well as for those who prefer to maintain their standard workout and just change up their location.
Whether you’re shopping for dumbbells, kettlebells, barbells, Olympic weights, or power bars we have something for every user.
A push sled is another great piece of fitness equipment to utilize when working out outdoors. The Torque Fitness Tank M1 Push Sled allows you to workout anywhere on a variety of surfaces including outdoor surfaces. This piece of equipment features removable handles as well as a compact design, perfect for outdoor gyms and mobile personal trainers.
Shop the Torque Fitness Tank M1 Push Sled here.
We also love a plyo box for outdoor workouts due to the simple nature of this workout, and the ease of moving the equipment around. Don’t be fooled by the simplicity of this workout, however, as it is designed to allow the user to perform a variety of exercises including box jumps, dips, step-ups, negative jumps, box push-ups, planks and more!
The Body-Solid 3-in-1 Wooden Plyo Box offers three height options making it the perfect plyo box for users of all fitness levels. This adjustable feature gives you the advantage of owning three plyo boxes in one.
This plyo box also has suggested exercises printed right on the side of the box complete with instructions depicting the correct way to perform plyo box movements and exercises. This piece of fitness equipment is constructed from high-quality wood, and is durable enough to hold up during even the most intense workouts. It also features sanded edges and a slip-free surface that offers a superior and safe landing grip while preventing falls and slips and helping avoid harsh scrapes and bruises.
Shop the Body Solid Plyo Box here.
A rope trainer is another great piece of equipment to utilize outdoors. The Ropeflex RX5500 can be used for outdoor training (weather permitting) and offers the benefits of functional exercises to your outdoor gym. The waterproof, sturdy frame can accommodate a variety of applications outdoor training camps, open-air instructional, and outdoor Crossfit gyms. The RX5500 features
durable weatherproof construction and all-steel bench with a stainless top, as well as a galvanized and powder coated frame that offers solid protection from the elements.
Shop the Ropeflex RX5500 here.
A squat rack is another great addition to any outdoor gym. Solid and stable, the Body Solid Powerline Squat Rack holds the bar safe and secure even when using the heaviest of weights. This bar supports feature height adjustments from 30 inches to 60 inches allowing the user to perform Flat, Incline, and Decline Bench Presses, and much more!
Users can focus on working their biceps, calves, glutes, quads, and triceps where performing workouts such as the Standing Military Press, Curls, Upright Rows, Shrugs, Squats, Standing Calf Raise, Calf Press, and Barbell Thruster.