Wednesday, January 11, 2012

WALKING FOR YOUR FITNESS! Enjoy the Great Outdoors!
Do you know the easiest way to stay healthy? Eat Healthy Drink more Water and start WALKING FOR YOUR FITNESS! Find your favorite Spots in Nature where you can reload your Energy... This is one of my favorite spots.. for a One Hour Walk. Thats all you need One Hour... WALKING is the ideal workout for most people. It's easy, accessible, inexpensive and can boost your vitality. Besides helping you lose or maintain your weight, a regular walking program can help lower your risk of heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes, high cholesterol and osteoporosis. Walking is our favorite Fitness Sport.... start two times a week at least One Hour and you will soon feel much better. There is growing daily scientific research emphasising the mental and physical benefits of exercising outside. This form of training is offering many people the opportunity to reconnect with the great outdoors and improve their emotional wellbeing whilst getting fit. In our fast paced, modern world full of urgent demands, it can feel impossible to switch off and stop the internal chatter of our brain. If you work in an office all day and exercise in a gym, you’re unlikely to gain the benefits the great outdoors has to offer. Outdoor fitness is a natural and environmentally friendly alternative to addressing modern society’s mental and physical fitness as there is considerable research linking the two. Surrounding yourself by nature can even aid physical recovery from illnesses and outdoor exercise on arrival from a long haul flight has even been proven to reduce jet lag. Green exercise can cause a measurable increase in a person’s mood and self-esteem in all ages and reduces the prevalence of physical inactivity that leads to higher rates of illnesses such as heart disease, obesity and heart related illnesses in urban areas. According to Julia Thrift; ‘There is increasing evidence that access to high quality green spaces can produce measurable improvements to stress levels in a relatively short space of time’ Journal of Public Mental Health (2005). The air is cleaner. The Environmental Protection Agency estimates that indoor air is more than twice as polluted as outdoor air. A free daily dose of D. Scientists recommend outdoor exercise as a way to get your vitamin D through sunlight. This is especially important if you are overweight — a recent study found that people who are overweight are almost twice as likely to be deficient in vitamin D. Exercise for your mind. "When you exercise outdoors, your mind becomes aware of the changing terrain. Whether you use the hills, the sand on a beach, or a winding path, your mind has to focus differently than it would on a flat gym floor," notes Tina Vindum. the author of Tina Vindum's Outdoor Fitness: Step Out of the Gym into the Best Shape of Your Life and the first outdoor fitness instructor accredited by the American Council on Exercise.

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