Embrace the Great Outdoors: Elevating your Well B·ing

Spring is officially upon us. So dust off the running shoes and take the warm weather clothing out from the back of your closet, because days like today were meant to be spent outside. 

Still need an extra push to get motivated….

Spend the day outside

Moving your training outside won’t just boost your physical well-being, it also works wonders for your mental well-being. The best part is, there are plenty of ways to get active outside, so you are bound to find something you love! 

Being active outside has more benefits than you might think. One being, that going outside increases your exposure to sunlight, even on those cloudy days. According to U.S. News and World Report this will boost your Vitamin D levels which not only promotes healthy bones, but it can boost your immune system and actually improve your overall mood. Speaking of your mood, just breathing fresh air has shown to reduce stress levels, click here to learn more. 

There are countless ways to enjoy the great outdoors while staying active. From high intensity workouts to lighter exercises, you have plenty of options whether you prefer solo sessions or group activities. 

Looking for low impact

For a low impact workout that you can enjoy alone or with friends, consider walking or practicing yoga. Whether you’re strolling through your neighborhood or finding a scenic spot in the park, walking offers flexibility to explore new surroundings and keep things interesting. Similarly, yoga can be practiced in your backyard or at a local park. You don’t need to be an expert, online guided sessions and tutorials make it easy for everyone to participate.

Ready to sweat?

If you’re craving a more intense sweat session, try running or taking your HIIT workout outdoors. Whether it’s pounding the pavement around your neighborhood or following a guided HIIT routine in the park, the fresh air is sure to add a boost to your workout and maybe even create more of a sweat. 

Get social and find a buddy

If you’re looking for a social element, team sports like tennis, pickleball, basketball, or soccer can be a blast. Not only do they provide accountability to your fitness goals, but they also add a fun and competitive edge to your exercise routine. 

No matter what you’re into there are endless ways to incorporate the great outdoors into your workout routine. Be sure to download our BIBIBOP Rewards App to participate in our weekly Well B•ing Wednesday Challenges and earn rewards! Download and sign up by 3/26/24 to be eligible to participate in next weeks challenge. So what are you waiting for? Get outside, breathe in some fresh air and take care of your well-being.