There are those who argue that, without living with plants, animals and fresh air, today's children will be obese, nervous and sick adults tomorrow
Training in a gym is one of the most common and modern ways of practicing exercise. But if you hate enclosed spaces or do not have time compatible with most gyms, know that outdoor training is an effective option with numerous benefits.
SUN AND VITAMIN D
When training outdoors you will benefit from sun, pure air and all the advantages in which this translates as is the case of increased production of vitamin D. The deficiency of this vitamin can bring various physical and cognitive problems among them memory shortage, depression, decreased thinking ability, weakened immune system, increased propensity to develop respiratory problems, fatigue, and bone problems. When practicing sport in nature will restore the levels of this vitamin and still enjoy to tan.
TRAIN AT HOURS THAT YOU WANT
Without the limitations imposed by the gym's agenda, you can choose the training schedule that best fits your routine and personal preference. Training in the morning on waking for example, brings numerous benefits and is the best way to start the day with energy.
IMPROVE MENTAL HEALTH
Studies show that those who practice outdoor sports feel more pleasure in doing so, increasing vitality and motivation to continue. Whoever does it, feels happier and with more self-esteem, which helps fight fatigue and stress, alleviating the symptoms of depression. On the other hand, outdoor training prevents the decline of cognitive abilities, especially in people between the ages of 25 and 45.
FLEXIBILITY OF MOVEMENTS
At the equipment level the gym gains points, but exercising outdoors also translates into more possibilities of movement. Running on the mountain, for example, not only helps to stimulate proprioceptiveness, but also prevents injuries. On the other hand, running or cycling becomes much more enjoyable and challenging if you add uphill, downhill and uneven floor. Doing pushups on a sloping floor is another example of the exercise variations you get in the outdoor setting.
CAN TAKE THE CHILDREN WITH
Your children will be more likely to accompany you to the mountain or the park than to a gym. This is a way for them too to have fun outdoors while you train rested.