Author: Mark Smith

Mark Smith is the owner of Asylum Fitness in beautiful Wilmington, North Carolina. He is a Movement and Strength Coach that uses unconventional tools and methods to make his students a little better with each practice. His main focus is movement, he believes, “We were born to move. Reclaim your birthright.” He encourages his students and all those he meets to just play, similarly to when you were a kid, believing that play is the foundation of movement and movement is life. “By learning to move better and improving our mobility, everything falls into place.” he says. Mark is an Outdoor Fitness Enthusiast, is well versed in corrective exercises, and currently holds a level 1 FMS (Functional Movement Screen), and is a MovNat level 2 certified trainer and is always seeking to learn from the best. He also has a background in track and field, martial arts, ballroom dance, and currently is practicing parkour. Find out more at www.AsylumFitnessNC.com.

Top 5 Advantages of Outdoor Workouts

The top advantages of outdoor workouts.

It is the end of a long workday, but you need to go to the gym and workout because you are dedicated to your health and fitness goals. However, the idea of going to a stuffy, fluorescent-lit space filled with treadmills humming, crowded with people, and Miley Cyrus music playing just isn’t motivating you to leave work and get after it. It’s time for some outdoor workouts!

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