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Plogging: A New Fitness Trend that Blends Trash Pickup and Jogging

This workout provides ploggers with the benefits of jogging as well as other movements like squats and light weightlifting.

Sweden is taking fitness to a whole new level with plogging, a new environmentally form of exercise that blends jogging and trash pickup. To master the exercise of plogging, you need a comfortable workout outfit, a bag to collect garbage and a pair of gloves.

This unique workout provides ploggers with the benefits of jogging as well as other movements like squats and light weightlifting.

Inhabitat has more:

Plogging is a fitness trend that will help get you – and the environment – in shape. Scandinavians dreamed up this environmentally friendly form of exercise that blends jogging and picking up trash – and it’s taking off around the world.

Joggers are taking their workout to new levels as they simultaneously run and pick up litter. The BBC said not only do ploggers receive the benefits of running, but also of core-boosting squat movements to bend down and grab those bottles, cans, or other junk discarded on the ground. All you need to become a plogger is a workout outfit, a bag to collect garbage, and, ideally, a pair of gloves.

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