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How To Embrace The Great Outdoors With Your Healthy Resolutions.

December 30, 2016 by  
Filed under Health & Wellness, Opinion, Weekly Columns

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(ThySistas.comWhen we think about getting healthy, we often envision boring salads upon boring salads and becoming a slave to the treadmill. In reality, being healthy can mean anything but. If you have a resolution to work on your health this New Years, why not give it a twist that you can work with?

If you love the great outdoors, it’s time to embrace it. And if you’re not that keen on heading outside, it’s time to change that. If you live in a great location with access to nature, then you’re about to make the most of it. By getting outside, you can actually do a lot for your health and make it fun. Whoever said treadmills were the only route to leading a healthy lifestyle have no idea what they’re missing.

Walk More

First of all, one of the best things you can do to work on bettering blackwomanbikeyour health is to walk more. If you live in a community that’s quite close in proximity, then this will work well for you. Instead of instantly jumping into the car, why not walk? When you’re visiting friends and family, taking your children to school or running errands, you can burn some extra calories by choosing to walk instead. And if that’s not possible, try limiting your car use by parking further away whenever you drive anyway and trying to walk more that way.

Eat Well

Next, you’re going to want to work on eating well. And no, we’re not talking about eating salads right now. Instead, you’re going to want to focus on eating fresh and organic. You can grow your own produce or head outside and find some that’s grown wild or locally. If you’re getting wild food, be sure to read up on poisonous varieties first. If you’re heading to the local farmer’s market, then go to town. Eating food that you’ve cooked from scratch is good for you, and it tastes better too.

Get A Bike

If you find that trying to walk more just really isn’t working for you, why not get a bike? If you have to drive a long distance to work or between locations, then a bike could be a better alternative for you. Instead of drying everywhere, you’ll be giving yourself a workout instead. It might not seem easy, but you can throw on a backpack with your things inside, hit the road and burn calories at the same time.


If you live right next to mountains or a woodland, then it’s time that you started to enjoy it more. You might take the odd walk with your friends and family, but you can utilize it a lot more when it comes to your health and fitness. But, if you do start hiking, you’re going to want to make sure that you take care and ensure you’re safe at all time. The Air Medical Flight Service is available, but you’ll want to do your best to avoid needing it.

Get Your Children Involved

And finally, on your mission to embrace the outdoors and improve your health and fitness, why not get your whole family involved. You might be concerned about your and your husband’s fitness levels, but there’s no reason why your children can’t benefit from the great outdoors too. It’s likely that they’ll enjoy it and it keeps them from having their heads in technology 24/7.

Staff Writer; Shawna Hall

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