Summer brings joy to so many of us in the form of backyard barbecues, block parties, lying in the sun, and ... exercising?
I live in the Midwest, which means that winters are hard -- and even harder as I get older. Translation: exercising outside is fraught with peril. Between the below-zero weather and the ice that seems to begin November 1 and hang on until well into the spring, it's hard to want to get out of the house to work out.
But despite temperatures often soaring near 100 with 98 percent humidity, summer brings with it sunshine, the ability to go outside without being bundled up, and plenty of awesome opportunities to work out in the fresh air!
There are some things you need to consider while exercising in the summer. Read on for common summer exercise mistakes you DON'T want to make!