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5 Ways to Be More Active This Fall

Fall is here, and with it comes a chance to be more active. This season can bring about an increase in physical activity opportunities for many. From outdoor trails to sporting events, there are countless ways to get your body moving during this time of year.

Here are five tips on how you can make the most of this wonderful season:

  1. Go for a nature walk: Take advantage of the beautiful fall foliage by exploring your local parks and trails. A leisurely stroll can be great for both your body and mind, as it helps you enjoy the cool fresh air and calm scenery. To make it more engaging, try to identify different species of trees or birds that you may encounter during your journey!
  2. Participate in a local sporting event: Many cities and towns host 5K races, charity walks, or fun runs throughout the fall season. Signing up for one of these events can be an exhilarating way to stay active while also supporting a great cause.
  3. Get creative: Take your regular routine outdoors! There are plenty of ways to stay active no matter the location. Try out new exercises, from jumping rope to doing push-ups in the park, there are plenty of exercises that you can do from anywhere- with or without the need for any special equipment.
  4. Take up a new hobby: Many outdoor activities like kayaking, horseback riding, and hiking become more accessible during this season. If you’re up to trying something new, you could even reach out to a local professional, or take a class on a variety of outdoor activities. Consider exploring these engaging activities to keep yourself active and on the move.
  5. Join a local sports league: Fall is the perfect time to join a local sports league. You can find everything from kickball and flag football to softball and volleyball leagues in many cities, giving you plenty of options for staying active. It’s also a great way to be involved in the community and even forge new friendships!

So, this Fall, don’t forget to take advantage of the outdoor activities that are available and make the most of this season. Whether you’re taking a nature walk, joining a sports league, or participating in a fun run – there’s something for everyone to enjoy! Get up and get moving- your body will thank you! Happy Fall! Is chronic joint discomfort keeping you from enjoying all the activities the season has to offer? Schedule a consultation with Dr. Strasburger HERE, and take the first step towards recovery and relief.

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