Outdoor Training


10 Reasons Why Training Outdoors is Good For You

10 Reasons Why Training Outdoors is Good For You 1a. It lowers blood pressure and reduces stress Studies have shown that physical activity outdoors lowers a person's blood pressure and heart rate. As a result, exercise outdoors feels less strenuous than similar exercise indoors, which, in turn, pushes you closer to your maximum performance. Train outdoors, push yourself to the limit and keep breaking your personal record! 1b Enhanced Self-esteem Research shows that as little as five minutes of outdoor exercise can improve self-esteem (Barton and Pretty, 2010). Any outdoor location will do, but being near greenery or water enhances this effect. Interestingly, low- to moderate-intensity physical activity shows greater improvements in self-esteem than high-intensity outdoor exercise. Activities shown to improve self-esteem include walking, cycling, horseback riding, fishing and gardening. A regular dose of outdoor activity can help boost the already powerful esteem-enhancing effect of exercise. Outdoor exercise has been proven to reduce stress. 2. Helps with insomnia When you exercise outdoors, you get fresh air which helps to alleviate insomnia. Regular exercise and fresh air will help yo

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Tips For Outdoor Clothing for Training Outdoors

What should I wear when I come training outside? Full Drink bottle As the year progresses, can’t stress how important this can be. I’ve learned the hard way what training out in the sun without drinking enough water. Trail trainers. Outdoor trainers with a good, Press 'Read More'

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7 Most Effective Exercises

. Walking Why it's a winner: You can walk anywhere, anytime. Use a treadmill or hit the streets and the stairs. How to: If you're just starting to walk for fitness, begin with five to 10 minutes at a time. Add a few minutes to each walk until you get to at least 30 minutes per walk. Then, quicken your pace or add hills. 2. Interval Training press ' Read More'

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Running; Timing is everything

No one likes that tired, weighed down feeling after a large meal, so imagine how it would feel if you had to run after such a meal. So it makes sense not to stuff your face just before you run, but there 'read more'

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Morning runs; what to eat...

Morning runs If you go for a short run first thing in the morning, it is usually not necessary to have breakfast beforehand as your glycogen stores should be enough to fuel your workout. Some people, however, do need that extra boost.

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Running; Low GI foods & fibre;

Running; Low GI foods & fibre; A lot of the low GI foods can also be quite high in fibre: it is necessary to find a balance between low GI foods and a low fibre conten 'read more'

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