“I felt my lungs inflate with the onrush of scenery – air, mountains, trees, people. I thought this is what it is to be happy”
Trails and green ways provide natural, scenic areas that provides the opportunity for people to be outside, social and physically active. This connection with nature improves mental and physical wellness.
EXERCISING IN NATURE
> Improves fitness levels
> Provides variety to your workouts
> Improves mental well-being.
> Relieves stress and anxiety
> Distracts from everyday worries
> Provides a sense of adventure
> Creates awareness of conservation
> Provides more Vitamin D from sunlight
> Provides more oxygen from fresh air
> Reduces blood pressure
> Is cost effective
> Can be a spiritual experience
> Can create a sense of community