Now that the snow is finally melting (or will be soon!), it鈥檚 time to dust off those sneakers and head outside for some outdoor聽workouts. We鈥檙e sharing our favorite activities that get us outside聽the walls of our聽gyms and into the fresh air聽for some fitness fun. Whether you鈥檙e dancing with friends or firing up a fitness app, try these calorie busters to get you back in the sun.

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1.聽Play Games: It鈥檚 totally possible to turn something fun into a workout. Skateboarding, bowling, tossing a frisbee and beach volleyball just barely scratch the surface of fun ways to work up a sweat. (Photo via Jeff Gross/Getty)

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2.聽Ski: Okay, so the snow聽might not be聽totally gone yet, but that just means you have a few more weeks of skiing to do. Skiing is actually聽one of the few sports that鈥檚 proven to boost your mood.聽(Photo via Sean Gallup/Getty)


3.聽Circuit Training: Alternating between cardio and strength training has serious calorie-burning advantages, and you don鈥檛 need a gym to do it. This outdoor circuit can be done anywhere.聽(Photo via Laura Doss/

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4.聽Rock Climbing: It鈥檚 a low-impact workout that can have serious benefits to your body. In addition to getting a great upper body workout, you can also burn up to 500 calories an hour. (Photo via Olie Scarff/Getty)


5.聽Park Workout: No need to spend your hard-earned cash at the gym if you鈥檝e got access to a local park. This workout proves all you need is a curb, a bench, a half hour and a little motivation to get your workout on. (via Fitness Magazine)

6.聽Jump Rope: If you haven鈥檛 used a jump rope since your playground days, you鈥檝e got some catching up to do. This workout incorporates some grown-up moves to improve on a聽childhood game. (via PopSugar)

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7.聽Underwater Workout: If you think you hate cardio, hit the water. Head to your nearest pool and follow these tips for a workout that feels a lot more like fun than fitness. (Photo via Paula Bronstein/Getty)

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8.聽Hike: It鈥檚 amazing what a little fresh air can do for your workout. Take in some local scenery and work up a sweat while you鈥檙e at it on a hike. (Photo via Taller de Imagen/Getty)

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9.聽Workout With Your Pet: Your pup is probably the best workout partner you could ever ask for. She鈥檚 always available and ready for anything. (Photo via Dan Kitwood/Getty)


10.聽Stair Intervals: If you can find an available stairwell, you can do some serious sweating sans gym. Find an indoor stairwell, and it鈥檚 the perfect workout for all seasons. (Photo via Cameron Spencer/Getty)

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11.聽Try a Regional Activity: What鈥檚 the most popular outdoor sport in your area? Paddleboarding? Surfing? Snowshoeing? Give it a shot and don鈥檛 be afraid to sweat a little while you do it. (Photo via Xulio Villarino/Getty)


12. Go for a Walk: Even though it doesn鈥檛 seem like much, a little walk is better than nothing. So even when you鈥檙e pressed for time or energy, don鈥檛 discount the power of a little jaunt around the block.


13.聽Try an App: When going to the gym isn鈥檛 an option, there鈥檚 an app for almost any workout you can imagine.

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14. Run: It sounds simple, but one of the best ways to get your heart rate up is to simply go on a run. No gym or equipment needed. Find a fun run coming up and get your friends, family or office involved. (Photo via Afton Almaraz/Getty)

What are your favorite ways to work cardio in without hitting the gym?