Just Do It... Outside

You already know the myriad benefits of exercise, but what if we told you that there was a way that you could enhance your workout and pump up your focus? And what if we suggested there was a way to also boost your energy? How much would you pay? Well, don’t answer yet because we're here to tell you that you could also improve your mood and self-esteem. And guess what, it’s completely free!! Too good to be true?

 

Oxygen is what makes fresh air so… fresh. Oxygen has many healing properties on the human body...  if you’re exercising outside you are multiplying the amount of Oxygen you’re bringing into your system.

 

Working out can revitalize you. Doing it outdoors adds the benefit of fresh air. Fresh air provides enhanced aerobic benefits, such as increased stamina and reduced muscular lactic acid, which could otherwise cause cramping.

Oxygen is what makes fresh air so… fresh. Oxygen has many healing properties on the human body - we’re too busy to list them all here, but trust us, it’s a lot! Therefore if you’re exercising outside, breathing faster and deeper, you are multiplying the amount and quality of Oxygen you’re bringing into your system. 

Exercise alfresco exposes you to sunlight, the single best source for Vitamin D. You know about Vitamin D right? As a woman, you better get in the know. D is crucial in battling depression, strengthening bones and boosting immunity. Oh yeah, and D is a vital nutrient for weight loss. Do we have your attention now?

Okay, so we’re not telling you to cancel your gym membership. Just get outside once in a while and soak up some of the good stuff you’re not getting training indoors.

Posted on July 1, 2014 .