Regularly holding a workout session in the outdoors has numerous benefits for both the body and the mind, and establishes a healthy relationship across both. Explained below are the ways in which nature workouts improve both your body and your mind.
Increased Energy and Revitalization
Working out in nature has the obvious physical benefit of having your body active and exercising. However, it also has the added benefit of boosting your mental energy levels, which revitalizes your mind. People who work out in the outdoors often are therefore able to achieve reduced levels of depression, tension, anger and confusion.
A healthy mind also leads to hormonal balance within the body. This keeps your skin cells refreshed, healthy and constantly growing.
When working out in nature, you are away from the pressure of other people in the gym where you may feel as if everyone is paying close attention to everything that you do. Exercising outside allows you to design your workout to your satisfaction and comfort. You are therefore more comfortable and confident with yourself and your body. This has great benefits for your mind and body relationship.
More Vitamin D for the Body
When your skin soaks up sunlight (and not the harmful UV radiation), it creates vitamin D in the body, which is important for bone formation and growth as well as metabolism.
In addition to enjoying the vitamin D while outdoors, check out our simple skin care routine that will help keep your skin healthy, smooth and glowing.
The outdoors keeps your skin, body and mind healthy, all at the same time!