10 Fun Ways (in GIFs) To Be Active With Your Dog

Most everyone has a fitness inspiration. Whether it’s Jillian Michael’s uplifting one-liners, or Kobe Bryant’s agility on the court, we all admire someone’s relentless drive.

But as it turns out, one of the best fitness motivators is probably panting at your feet. Toss a ball and your pup is off scrambling as tenacious as a NFL receiver. It probably takes more than an underhanded throw to get you off the sofa. We have a lot to learn from our four-legged friends. Here are ten fun tips from your in-house trainer that never breaks a sweat!


1. Take him on the water.

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Paddleboarding’s is a hot pastime recently. Why not try it with your pup?


2. Enlist his help with some yard work.

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Even though your little helper may be of little help.


3. Turn him loose in the backyard.

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Leaf piles will make his backyard rampage that much more entertaining.


4. Take him to a local sporting event.

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Just don’t let him storm the field to go fetch.

5. Experiment with Doga.

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Time to reevaluate the downward dog— as you balance with your pooch.

6. Take him for a stroll down the street.

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Just make sure you are equipped with a good set of brakes.

7. Or, a good old-fashioned jog through the neighborhood.

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Try not to let it end in a sidewalk slip.

8. Let him do some landscaping.

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He may not have thumbs, but his paws will come home green.

9. Take him sled riding.

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Your make shift version of Snow Dogs— MUSH!

10. Or, just let him do his own thing.

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If all else fails let him take the reigns.