Gym too expensive? Overcrowded? Too far away? Read our BAMbassador, Laura Kennington’s, guide to outdoor fitness.In busy lives, exercise is often one of the first things to get taken off the schedule. Cost, convenience and confidence are all reasons that people frequently cite as barriers to exercise. But, there is an answer to all of these things. With the weather getting warmer it’s time to move the workout outside! Exercising outdoors has numerous benefits; boosted mood and increased Vitamin D, the constantly changing terrain means your body is working harder to adapt –strengthening connective tissue (less injuries!) in the process and, best of all, it can be done anywhere and it’s totally free! Here are some of my favourite exercises to do. I throw these in to my routine amidst cycling and trail running. They’re all centred on building a strong base for my endurance challenges.