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Workouts for the Sand


Workouts for the Sand


Even though summer break is coming to an end, you don’t have to quit hitting the beach for your workouts. While cooler temperatures may keep you out of the water, the benefits of working out in the sand are still worth the trip to the shore. By combining a beautiful view with a sandy surface, you will be completing one enjoyable yet challenging workout. Working out in the sand is a great way to switch up your routine. When you work out on an unstable surface, even moves that you have easily completed in the past will seem much more difficult.

Sand Workout Tips
  1. Choose a flat area of loose, dry sand to complete your workout. Remember, instability is the goal. The wet, packed sand just won’t do.
  2. Ditch your shoes. It feels great and helps you strengthen and work your feet and lower legs in new ways.
  3. Bring a mat, but only for moves that cause you to lie down. If you don’t mind getting sandy, though, you’re good to go.
  4. Keep it simple. This isn’t the time to try that crazy new workout you saw on YouTube®. Stick with workouts that include moves you’re already comfortable completing.
Sand Workout Examples

Strength-Building Sand Workout via Shape Magazine
30-Minute Beach Workout via Health Magazine
25-Minute Beach Circuit Workout via Women’s Health Magazine
3 Beach HIIT Workouts via Daily Burn
7 Beach Workouts to Do in the Sand via ACE Fitness

Can’t make it to the beach for your workout? No problem. A local, sand-filled playground could be just as fun!

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4 Comments on “Workouts for the Sand”

  1. Karen

    Discovered sand workouts last winter(2017). Since I love the cold and the volleyball area is vacant I can get in a great workout. I began with barefoot jogging for a few minutes. This year( Dec. 2018) did some slam balling (20lbs.) and jogging and had a fab workout! This works wonders for me since I am a full time care giver for my mom.

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