Spring Clean Your Fitness Routine

A pair of gray and orange running shoesYou spruce up your house when the seasons change, so why not do the same with your workout? With the change in season comes the opportunity to change the way we think about getting and staying active. From your gear to your attitude, here’s what to toss—and the best way to replace it.

Book a Physical

Believe it or not, only about 20 percent of Americans get an annual check-up. Be one of them! While you might look and feel just fine (or really hate needles), it’s important to keep tabs on things like blood pressure, cholesterol and vitamin deficiencies before designing your workout program.

Get Sporty

Break up your routine with outdoor exercises like tennis or golf, or team up with friends for an afternoon of ultimate Frisbee. Even kickball will get your heart going—and you don’t have to be athletically gifted to play!