We are all aware of the benefits physical activity has on our bodies and quality of life. Getting to the gym, however, is not always as easy or affordable for the average working person. Outdoor fitness equipment provides free and unlimited access all year round to improving your health.
Getting outdoors to do your exercise is not only fun but it provides a great cardiovascular workout. By getting your heart rate up and increasing blood circulation you are improving the condition of your heart. Your metabolism is also affected and will enable you to maintain or even lose weight, depending on the intensity of your workout. You also release hormones that improve your overall feeling of wellbeing and help to relieve stress.
By strengthening your muscles you help to protect bone health and prevent muscle loss. Strength equipment such as the chest press helps you to increase your muscle strength and helps maintain weight loss. By getting stronger you are getting in better overall physical shape.
For older adults it is important to maintain balance and flexibility. Building balance helps you stay on your feet and can reduce your risk of falling and injuring yourself. Balance equipment such as the Air Walker helps develop coordination and balance while improving flexibility of lower limbs. For more information on outdoor fitness equipment contact us today.