Outdoor Exercise vs Indoor Excercise
Why outdoors exercise is so much better for you.
Don’t get me wrong, exercise whether it’s indoors or outdoors, high intensity or low intensity is better than no exercise at all. But there are marked benefits from exercise in the fresh open air as opposed to being indoors. What better opportunity to explore our natural world as Covid-19 restrictions lift and we enter spring.
Do you remember the first lockdown? One of the positives to come from it was the opportunity to reconnect with our local surroundings and, from the well-trodden and worn-down footpaths in Chiddingfold, where I live, most of the village took lockdown 1.0 as a time to enjoy the fresh air and connect with the local environment as well.
How good does it feel to go for a walk, to breathe clean air, to move, to escape and get away from life, even just for 5 minutes? Here are some of the study-backed benefits of being outdoors:
As the energy coach, I show my clients ways they can improve their physical energy and mental attitude and strongly recommend a little exercise on a daily basis, ideally outside. And there really is something for everyone outside. Here are a few of my favourites:
Whatever you choose to do, make a pact with yourself to get outside every day for just 5 minutes and simply mooooove.
Matt Jordan – the Energy Coach