In the original National Park. Here's a half-day hike with huge 360-degree views. Long enough to make it a "serious" hike. Short enough to do it before lunch. Climb 1,300'. Burn 1,800 calories.
Stripped down. No lawn. No mower. Great for lower and upper body strength and muscle tone. And a moderate intensity cardio exercise, too. Burn 100 calories in 15 minutes. Better and Free. All you need's a floor.
If you know it only from photos, you think of a vast panorama. One huge canyon a mile deep, eight miles wide and much, much longer. But when you hike down in, you discover hundreds of subcanyons. Each with its own attractions. Like a 150'-high shower.
Stripped down. No equipment. No rope. Great for lower body strength and muscle tone. And a terrific balance and cardio exercise, too. Not just Better and Cheaper. Better and Free. All you need's a floor.
The city with parks and greenways everywhere. A recent winner of the ParkScore Index. For doing the best job of meeting its citizens' needs for parks as measured by how many people are within 10-minutes of one. So how many restaurants are within 10 minutes of a great walk? Plenty.
Stripped down. No equipment. No exercise balls, no balance boards, no weights. Strengthen your shoulders, triceps, quadriceps and back and abdominal muscles. In a minute or two. Not just Better and Cheaper. Better and Free. Press Play.
Could be an all-day 20-mile hike. A 2-mile spin around the Acropolis. Or a 6-mile stroll to the Aegean Sea. Eating traditional Greek cuisine all the Way. Whichever way you turn in Athens, it's a delicious Way to see the sights while you burn way more calories than you consume.
Stripped down. No equipment. No exercise balls, no balance boards, no weights. Not just Better and Cheaper. Better and Free. Strengthen your shoulders. Your lower back. Your abdominal muscles. Press Play.
Do it all and you cover nine miles over a wonderful four hours. You'll burn about 1,500 calories. That ought to cover three spectacular meals at Café Pasqual's.
Stripped down. No equipment. Swimming without a pool. Without water. But with a lot of the exercise benefits of real swimming. Just you and the floor. Great for strengthening your lower back. Not just Better and Cheaper. Better and Free.