Fitness Al Fresco
Bike, hike, paddle, and run your way into shape this summer with our guide to fitness in the great outdoors.
For most of the year, our workouts are drudgery: a StairMaster climb here, a core-toning class there. But for a few short months, we get to work out West Coast–style. Behold, our guide to getting and staying fit in the great outdoors:
Learn the basics of bike safety, then take your skills to the street on a two-wheeled tour of the region’s highlights.
Gear up and get outside. Quiet woods, airy mountaintops, and pristine shorelines are waiting for you.
Dip an oar to explore the choicest locations for birds, beaches, and some of the best views around.
Jogging the Esplanade? Please. Try our expert-chosen routes to add a little verve to your miles.
Photos by James Michelfelder and Therese Sommerseth