Libby Norris, Canada AM’s Fitness Expert @LibNorris Published Monday, July 20, 2015 8:02AM EDT Outdoor fitness equipment is not new, but it has definitely evolved over the past decade making outdoor training more safe, functional and fun! The first style of outdoor equipment to hit the parks looked strikingly similar to indoor equipment. Stations including chest press and leg extensions had moving parts that allowed users to lift a portion of their body weight. This style makes it easy to identify and use, however, doesn’t offer options to adjust for your height or the amount of resistance. More recent designs have adopted the training trends of functional exercise and body weight resistance.