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Ways to Stay Active this Summer

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Ways to Stay Active this Summer

How to Stay Active this Summer

With the summertime just around the bend, there's an opportunity to take advantage of the warmer weather and get active outdoors! The health experts at Northern Inyo Hospital are here to share some fun seasonal activities to keep your family healthy all summer long.

Benefits of Staying Active

Whether you’re a professional athlete or looking to take better care of your body, leading a physically active lifestyle can provide a host of health benefits. Getting the recommended 150 minutes of moderate-intensity aerobic activity each week can provide the following health benefits:

  • Helps you maintain a healthy weight
  • Reduces risk for heart disease
  • Supports strong muscles and bones
  • Increased flexibility
  • Improved range of motion
  • Improved balance and coordination
  • Lower risk of injury
  • Reduced risk of anxiety and depression
  • Better rest at night
  • Lowered risk of developing certain cancers

Summer Activities to Try

With the summer season rounding the corner, there are plenty of easy ways to take advantage of the sunny weather by spending time outdoors with your loved ones. Here are some summertime activities you can enjoy with your whole family while working toward your weekly fitness goals:

  • Riding bicycles
  • Hiking or walking nature trails
  • Gardening
  • Flying kites
  • Soccer
  • Playing at the park
  • Basketball
  • Playing frisbee
  • Jumping on a trampoline
  • Playing mini-golf
  • Swimming
  • Kayaking and canoeing
  • Catch butterflies
  • Fishing
  • Build sandcastles
  • Playing catch
  • Go camping
  • Run in the sprinklers
  • Have a car wash

Orthopedic Care in Bishop, CA

At Northern Inyo Healthcare District, our team of orthopedists take a holistic approach to care, focusing on you as a whole person rather than specific symptoms or conditions. Whether you’re suffering from aches and pains or mobility issues, we’re here to help improve your quality of life.

For more information about the orthopedic services at Northern Inyo Healthcare District or to schedule an appointment, call (760) 873-2605.