May is National Physical Fitness Month, and now that the weather is nice, let’s celebrate by exercising outdoors! No matter what your fitness level may be, you can benefit from being active outside. Below are the top five reasons to exercise outdoors:
Get Your Daily Dose of Vitamin D
Walking, running or doing anything outdoors for 20-30 minutes a day is a great way to get your heart rate up while also soaking up some Vitamin D. This can help improve your mood, give you better sleep at night and support metabolic functions. Be sure to wear sunscreen and sunglasses for days when the UV rays are high.
There are plenty of ways to work up a sweat outdoors that don’t require a monthly fee. You can easily create your own workout space on a patio, grass or sand using a yoga mat and your own bodyweight….