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Outdoor physical activities you must try for your mental and physical well being

By: Onlymyhealth Staff Writer, Onlymyhealth Editorial Team,Date:Jun 25, 2017
Mental and physical health is what concerns people all around the world. The kind of lifestyle that we are leading today makes it really imperative to indulge in physical activities that promote good mental and physical health. There are several physical activities that one can try but not all f them can be practiced on daily basis, keeping the busy schedule that we have. So here, we are listing a few physical outdoor activities that we all can try out to have a good overall health. Take a look!
  • 1

    Walking

    Nothing can replace a simple walk. Yes, walking is the simplest yet the most rewarding workout of all time. A daily brisk allows you to maintain a healthy weight, prevent many diseases, keep your heart healthy and so on. Walking on regular basis can keep your bones and muscles strong and immune to injuries with increased flexibility. A morning walk is advised best for diabetes and blood pressure patients.

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    Walking
  • 2

    Cycling

    Cycling is the second best cardio workout one can try out on regular basis. All you need is a good cycle and cycling gears. Cycling is best for your heart, a cycler can keep heart diseases at bay with regular cycling. Along with heart health, cycling is best for lung and blood vessels as cycle is classed under aerobic workouts. Cycling is the best outdoor activity for improved cardiovascular fitness.

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    Cycling
  • 3

    Running

    The best workout to improve stamina and endurance, running can also takes care of lung and heart health. You do not have to start with fast runs; you can definitely start with a mild jog. It can also be your easiest and simplest way to trim your waist line.

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    Running
  • 4

    Swimming

    This low-impact workout is best option for cardiovascular fitness. The best part is that it can be practiced by all age groups and has many health benefits. Swimming is a fun way to stay fit and healthy from core. It has both mental and physical health benefits. Studies suggest that people who swim on regular basis are less likely to develop heart disease, diabetes and blood pressure problems.

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    Swimming
  • 5

    Hiking/trekking

    Hiking and trekking are the best outdoor physical activities that do not only work on your physical well-being but your cognitive health as well. It promotes mental fitness and keeps diseases like high blood pressure and diabetes at bay. These activities can be done in groups and solo also.

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    Hiking/trekking
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