Outdoor Workouts For Maximum Health
Want to get strong, tan, and flexible all at once? Of course you do! Outdoor workouts give you all three simultaneously because sunlight and exercise are a potent combination. In fact, not only will they improve the way you look, but both sunshine and working out also have a mood-boosting effect, so you’ll FEEL amazing too!
Did you know that 70% of the population does NOT meet their daily vitamin D requirements?! Working out in the sun is a killer way bump up your vitamin D, mix up your exercise scenery, and keep motivation high! Since vitamin D controls the expression of 1,000 genes, it’s a pretty important thing to get plenty of! This is why we urge you to strength train, stretch, or exercise in other ways outdoors any time you get the chance!
Enjoy these easy ways you can take your workouts outside:
Stretch in the Sun
Simple, right? Find a grassy park or set a yoga mat out on your deck and start stretching. Flexibility is an important part of a balanced workout routine so double dip and maximize the health benefits of sunshine by spending that time outside.
We guarantee you’ll feel incredibly relaxed afterward PLUS you can rest assured that you got some bonus vitamin D. Since vitamin D can also reduce inflammation, you’ll get some added recovery benefits by adding the sunshine to your fun stretch series.
Pump It Up at the Park!
Our GB Athletes are using their own bodyweight and simple playground equipment to complete some pretty great workouts outside. When the weather is nice, soak it up and take your training outdoors where it obviously belongs. Gymnastic Strength Training is simple enough to be done ANYWHERE, perfect for students looking to enjoy some nice weather.
Equipment needed is simple. Pack a mat, maybe a light dumbbell, head to the park, and start your workout! Vitamin D can increase strength gains so you just might notice that the occasional outdoor workout will even give your training an extra boost.
Handstand Workouts: Portable and Potent
Short on time? No problem. Heading to the backyard to sneak in a quick handstand workout is quite possibly the most convenient exercise option around! GST is always simple and conducive to at-home setups, and handstand workouts are the simplest of all. Grassy backyards and sunny porches are both ideal handstand training areas!
Maximize your time and raise your vitamin D levels in one simple session. Enjoy the mood bump afterward, congratulate yourself for taking care of your health, and enjoy a deeper slumber at the end of the day! Vitamin D and exercise both increase serotonin which can improve mood and sleep quality.
GymnasticBodies Outdoor Training is already an incredible way to improve your health so who knows how fit you might get by adding some sunshine to them!