Sadly, all the summertime lounging and vacationing is over, but think of it this way: Fall is the perfect time to turn your focus back to your exercise regimen before the hectic holiday season sets in. And while the idea of harvests and new boots is romantic and all, the stereotypical description of fall -- orange, red, and yellow leaves falling from the trees, a cool breeze that slowly prepares you for hardcore jacket mode -- isn't usually so picture perfect all over the country.
Case in point: On the West Coast, everything after Labor Day is just extended summer (as is the rest of the year), while Midwesterners are already bundling up before full-blown blizzards. So when it comes to keeping fit, running sprints outside may be a great option for a Cali girl, but could mean dodging flash floods for someone living under the Southeast's rainy season. Your fall workout routine isn't going to come in "one size fits all."
To help you tailor your workouts to your local weather, we enlisted the help of certified fitness instructor and NYC personal trainer Deborah Sweets, who offered up some fun options to help you switch up your routine wherever you are. Whether it still feels like tank top weather, or it's already time to start stocking up on firewood, click ahead to find the perfect fall workout for your region.
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