Why take it outside? Pt I

Because you can.

“The world is the great gymnasium where we come to make ourselves strong” – Swami Vivekenada

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Mother nature has provided us an amazing place to focus and work on ourselves.  Spoken as a true gym junkie, sometimes you just need a break from a crowded gym floor.

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Before leaving the Bay Area in California this summer I made it a point to get outside and do just that. Make myself stronger.

Lake Merritt in Oakland, CA has a nifty built in workout station along the south end that allows you to kill the abs.

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Lake Merritt Oakland, CA

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It also has parallel bars for working the upper body. I am definitely not a gymnast however they are good for dips.

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There was also temptation.

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Along the north side of the lake were traditional pull up bars.

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Across the Bay in San Francisco along the Marina, there is also a workout station. A bit well-worn and with an amazing view of the Golden Gate Bridge and Alcatraz Island, it still serves it’s purpose just as it should.

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The Golden Gate Bridge San Francisco, CA

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Alcatraz Island San Francisco, CA

If for no other reason to take your workout outside…..see the world around you.

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