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Outdoor workouts not all sweet-smelling flowers and fresh air

For gym owners and managers, it is a story they never want to see. Even though they know it is not 100% accurate, and there is another side, it always comes up during the summer months.

We are talking about the summer tale of how it is wise – both financially and physically – to take your workouts outside, and, thus, cancel your gym membership. 

The writers and their sources will often look at being able to run along the lake or buy a couple kettlebells , in order to feel the cool breeze and smell the fresh grass as great alternatives to a stuffy gym (their words, not mine).

We all know that is not the case.

For more, read on.

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