The Benefits of Outdoor Exercise

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The thing about exercise is that there are a million different ways you can do it. This puts you at a great advantage because you can just exercise in the manner that you enjoy most, which will ultimately encourage you to keep doing it consistently down the line. Outdoor exercise is one way to do it, and here’s why it’s such a good option.

Vitamin D

First and foremost, one of the best things about exercising outdoors is that you’ll be exposed to the sun, granting your body some natural vitamin D it so desperately needs.

Enjoying the Nature

But regardless of the sun, there’s something to be said about enjoying the great outdoors at all hours of the day or night, and even in cities that are colder than others. Nature can be beautiful to observe when jogging around your city, and it can enhance your experience so much more than if you were to be staring at a blank wall at home.


This leads us to our final point, which is that exercising outdoors offers a great deal of variety. From the rolling hills in the distance to that local grocery store, there are all kinds of things you might see outside. Add to the equation all the different people you might see and you have yourself a much more interesting adventure than you’ll get at home.