Move it!

If Being More Active made it on to your list of resolutions for 2013 Austin has just the thing for you. There are gyms, yoga or pilates studios or bootcamps just about everywhere you look. If you’d like to incorporate exploring Austin as part of your new regime, check out this list of the more than 75 Hike and/or Bike trails in Austin. With locations all over Austin there is certainly one near you.

Studies have indicated that working out outside has benefits that getting your exercise in the gym won’t provide. Outdoor exercise appears to have a relaxation effect that indoor exercise does not contributing to improvement in mental well-being (less tense, better mood, more revitalized) and has been shown to help you live longer.

ladybird lake trail

What could be better? Experiencing beautiful Austin, getting more fit AND a better overall outlook?