Health professionals agree that getting outside is a wonderful way to boost our well being. Here are a few scientifically proven reasons why we should get outdoors.
- Relieve Stress – High blood pressure and depression have been linked to stress. Studies have shown that spending time outdoors decreases stress and increases rejuvenation.
- Live Longer– Longevity has been connected to being outdoors. Getting outside helps improve your heart and mental health.
- Weight Management – Getting outside regularly for a walk, bike ride, swim equals shedding those unwanted pounds.
I agree to use caution when going outside, but let’s not let our fears over ride our ability to get outdoors and enjoy all the benefits of nature.