HIKING FOR FITNESS: 7 AMAZING U.S. TRAILS
Hiking isn’t only good for the body and helping you to stay in shape; it’s the perfect mind-body exercise. The heart, muscles and joints work differently during a hike compared to regular walking. The uneven trails take a lot of energy and your metabolic rate goes up. You burn more calories and become fit. To get you started, here are seven beautiful hiking trails perfect for both beginners and advanced adventurers:
1. Rubicon Trail, South Lake Tahoe
Get stunning views of Lake Tahoe and Emerald Bay while hiking the Rubicon Trail in California. Easily accessible and covering a variety of terrain, Rubicon Trail is a must. You’ll be amazed by the astounding views including the historic Vikingsholm Mansion. This is a summer favorite and a gem in California. The 8-mile hike will surely get you into shape. The best time to hike is between March and September.