The Top 10 Must-Have Outdoor Fitness Equipment for a Full-Body Workout

Building an outdoor gym is an excellent solution for parks, schools, military bases, healthcare facilities, and correctional facilities. The tough part is finding quality fitness equipment that can stand up to the harsh weather nature throws at it. Thankfully, we’re here to help. TriActive USA has a huge selection of outdoor gym equipment that’s designed for nature, featuring a durable powder coating that can stand up to heavy rain and direct sunlight. If you’re interested in setting up an outdoor gym, check out these 10 must-have pieces of equipment.



1. Cardio Machines

Cardio is a great way to burn fat and build endurance, so every outdoor gym should have a few options for cardio. TriActive USA has several outdoor cardio machines available, including our Airstrider, Airwalker, elliptical, exercise bike, and recumbent bike. Figure out which cardio machines people like and add a few to your outdoor gym. You can’t go wrong with any of our cardio equipment.

2. Horizontal Bar

Horizontal bars are a great way to work out using your body weight, whether you’re doing pullups, gymnastics, or a flexed arm hang. You can save space with a standalone horizontal bar or a wall-mounted pull-up bar, or you can use multi-bars to offer multiple height options.

3. Balance Beam


Trying to keep your balance on a balance beam activates all sorts of muscles throughout your body. Our balance beam is a great way to work your legs, glutes, lower back, and core. As you spend more time on the balance beam, you’ll eventually reach a point where keeping your balance is easy. Not only is this a great workout, but learning how to balance can also make other workouts easier.

4. Dip Station

Dips are an effective way to build muscle and strength in your upper body, and you don’t need a ton of fancy equipment to do them. Our dip station has a simple design that’s easy for anyone to use, and it even features a pull-up station on the other side. With support for people weighing up to 330 lbs, you can count on the heavy-duty design of our pull-up and dip station to stand the test of time.

5. Parallel Bars

Parallel bars give people the freedom to work out the way they choose. Unlike some machines that have one clear purpose, parallel bars can be used for a wide range of workouts. Our parallel bars also provide some extra support for people who need stability while lunging and stretching, so they’ll be one of the most-used pieces of equipment in your gym.

6. Plyo Boxes

Plyometrics are perfect for building explosive strength, and they’re becoming more popular with each passing year. Our plyo boxes are perfect for box jumps, which help you build explosiveness in your lower body that allows you to maximize performance. Plyo boxes can be purchased individually or as a set of three, and they’re easily portable so you can set them up how you want.

7. Sit Up Bench or Board


Building a strong core is a key part of physical fitness, especially if you want to avoid back pain and balance issues. The stronger your core is, the easier it is to support the weight of your upper body. Sit-ups are one of the best exercises when it comes to strengthening your core, and our sit-up benches and boards provide a convenient spot for sit-ups. Anyone who doesn’t want to do sit-ups or crunches on the ground will love having a board or bench to lie on.

8. Multi-Gym

A multi-gym is an excellent investment if you want to build a complete outdoor gym that can target every part of the body. Our multi-gym features a shoulder wheel, a hand and foot bike for cardio, a shoulder press, and a rotator. Each station is positioned on one side of the machine, which means four people can use our multi-gym at once. Even better, our multi-gym is wheelchair-accessible, so everyone can enjoy all four stations.

9. Rowing Machine

Our rowing machine is a full-body workout contained in one simple machine. Rowing is a great way to work out your entire body, including your quads, hamstrings, glutes, traps, lats, and biceps. Rowing is also an excellent cardiovascular workout, which means it’s a good way to burn fat and increase endurance. With a durable design and comfortable grips on each handle, TriActive USA makes one of the best outdoor rowing machines you’ll find on the market. This rowing machine is available with non-removable, tamper-resistant hardware if you’re worried about something being damaged or stolen.

10. Leg Press

Leg presses are a great way to work out several parts of your legs, including your quads, hamstrings, glutes, and calves. The TriActive USA leg press is designed to use part of your body weight for resistance instead of free weights. Thanks to the unique design of this leg press machine, two people can use it at once. These two stations are designed for different heights and resistance levels, which means everyone can find a leg press station that works for them.

Get the Best Outdoor Fitness Equipment from TriActive USA

Outdoor gyms are great for parks, schools, military bases, and healthcare facilities. As long as you choose the right equipment, you can get a full-body workout with a side of sunshine and fresh air.


TriActive USA has a wide range of outdoor fitness equipment for you to choose from, so you can customize your outdoor gym with all your favorite machines. From lat pulls and chest presses to squat presses and Tai chi spinners, we have a wide selection of powder-coated gym equipment for outdoor use. Contact TriActive USA or check out our equipment to start building your outdoor gym today.

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