These 6 outdoor activities burn calories while you live your best life

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Take your workouts from the gym outside and try these 6 outdoor activities. They burn calories and are super fun, too.


Kayaking is an unbelievable outdoor activity and it’s also a low-impact upper body workout. On fast-flowing rapids you’ll raise your heart rate and a smoother route means you’ll still break a sweat. Your arms, shoulders, and back are guaranteed to benefit from this activity, along with your core which really helps with balancing the kayak. 

Supplement Tip: Try GNC Total Lean Triple Strength L-carnitine Liquid, R339. This sugar-free drink helps your body convert fatty acids into energy, and fuels your muscles during a workout. 


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2.Outdoor Yoga 

Doing yoga outside can transform the experience while you tone your body and burning calories. Find a location that works well for you and will suit a 15-minute movement session. When thinking of outdoor activities opt for a quiet spot on a beach or go into nature. 

Supplement Tip: Try GNC Total Lean Waterex, R199. It contains potassium and magnesium to help regulate your fluid and water-retention levels. 


Summer is the best time for outdoor activities and great for exploring your city. Not only will you burn calories and improve your fitness but you’ll have so much fun discovering and appreciating the beauty of nature that it won’t even feel like a workout. Choose a route that matches your fitness level and get as many of your friends involved. 

Supplement Tip: Before your hike, try GNC Total Lean Lean Shake, R269. Did you know? This shake contains 22 vitamins and minerals and supports lean muscle growth. It’s gluten-free and contains a balanced blend of high-quality protein.


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Whether you’re on rollerblades or skateboarding you’ll love this activity. It’s playful, full-body workout that doesn’t feel like hard work at all. If you’re in Cape Town, check out Promenade Mondays which is a weekly event that takes place every Monday from 18h00 in Sea Point. 

Supplement Tip: Try GNC Total Lean CLA, R219. It’s designed to improve your lean muscle tone, increase your energy production and improve the metabolism to break down fats. It contains no sugar, preservatives, sodium, dairy or gluten.


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Swimming requires the use of every muscle in your body – that’s all the motivation you need to get in that pool or ocean. Swimming de-stresses the body and it’s great for every fitness level. It also a great way to burn calories. 

Supplement Tip: Try GNC Total Lean Burn 60 Thermogenic Dietary Supplement, R319.00. It helps to enhance metabolism, boost energy and increases calorie burning by up to 60%


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Book a court and call up your bestie. A tennis game is enjoyable without feeling like a ton of work. You’ll sweat, burn calories and have the best time outdoors.

Supplement Tip: Munch on a GNC Total Lean Lean Protein Bar, R32.99 before or during the game. These yummy bars contain 5g of protein and are gluten-free.  

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