27 February 2024 | Tips and wellness

Moving your workout outside can be a simple way to increase its benefits, for your health, happiness, fitness and motivation — a timely message with the arrival of spring, the days get longer and the outdoors are calling.

  1. It lowers blood pressure and reduces stress

Studies have shown that physical activity outdoors lowers a person’s blood pressure and heart rate.

As a result, exercise outdoors feels less strenuous than similar exercise indoors, which, in turn, pushes you closer to your maximum performance.

  1. Helps with insomnia

When you exercise outdoors, you get fresh air which helps to alleviate insomnia.

Regular exercise in the fresh air will help you to fall asleep and improve the quality of your sleep!

  1. Sunshine

Fresh outdoor air and natural light invigorate and provides the Vitamin D we need and more energy for the mind and body.

  1. Variation in your regular workout

Break the routine!

Including resistance and bodyweight movements will enhance your coordination, balance, and mobility.

  1. Try something new 

Take your workout to a new level, take advantage of new training to add variety to your standard workouts.

  1. Parks are the place to be! A bonus to your training environment.

Performing your workouts in parks, sports fields, stairs, and greenspaces along jogging trails provide a range of opportunities to diversify your workout and explore new training places.

  1. Workouts together are better

This will enable you to train and spend time exercising together with your friends who may not go to the same gym as you.

Training outdoors is an excellent opportunity to meet new people while performing your workout!

  1. Better mood

All in all, outdoor exercise benefits the whole body by bringing joy, well-being, and a better mood!