Spring in your step

Take your train­ing out­side to lift your mood

Men's Fitness - - Contents -

Boost your mood in min­utes by tak­ing your train­ing into the great out­doors

If the only blue sky you ever see is through the win­dow of your of­fice or car, you need to put on your train­ers and get off the beaten track. Tak­ing your train­ing out­side will help beat gym bore­dom, rein­vig­o­rate your gains and im­prove your men­tal health and well­be­ing, ac­cord­ing to an anal­y­sis of 11 tri­als in­volv­ing more than 800 peo­ple which was pub­lished in the jour­nal En­vi­ron­men­tal

Sci­ence And Tech­nol­ogy. It found that sub­jects who ex­er­cised in the great out­doors re­ported an im­proved sense of well­be­ing com­pared with train­ing in­side, as well as an in­crease in en­ergy lev­els, greater en­joy­ment and sat­is­fac­tion from their work­out, and a height­ened like­li­hood of re­peat­ing the ac­tiv­ity soon.

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