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Among our favorites is the good old-fashioned hike: Unlike running on a treadmill, hiking will challenge every leg muscle you’ve got thanks to the unpredictable terrain. Beyond the bodily benefits, a hiking trip can reconnect you with natural world and provide the same calming benefits as meditation or yoga.
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We're also into the “sprint triathlon”: A 750-meter swim, 20-kilometer bike ride, and 5-kilometer run is challenging without being daunting. And, finally, if you’ve always had nascent surfer-chick aspirations, what are you waiting for? Sign up for a lesson and dive in — just try practicing your pop-up on dry land before you enter the waves. Click through for the ultimate summer workout bucket list. (Shape)
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