Outside Prep: Body and Mind

Enjoyment of outdoor sports is enhanced when your mind and body are appropriately conditioned. Here are some suggestions for getting ready:

For the Body

Develop and follow a Strength & Flexibility Plan

For the Mind

Books: Read inspiring stories
Social: attend, subscribe, or join groups, meetings, outings and listserves
Videos: View inspiring imagery

When your mind and body are properly prepared, obstacles to having fun such as anxiety, fear, confusion, discomfort, pain, and injury are minimized. This opens your window for experiencing the beauty of your natural surroundings in myriad ways!