Fresh Air and Sunshine Add to the Benefits of Exercise

bikeGet Outside for a Natural High

If you want a bigger boost to your cardiovascular exercise, some recent research says you need to get into a natural setting. According to a study conducted at Glasgow University in Scotland, you’ll obtain a 50% greater mental health improvement than when exercising indoors. Professor Richard Mitchell told the (London)

Telegraph, “ The brain likes to be in the natural environment, and it reacts to being there by turning down our stress response.” This means it’s time to do your best to enjoy our typically good California weather to walk, run, bike or hike as often as possible.