The shorter cooler days can have an affect on your mood and energy meaning that you are more likely to want to curl up on the couch with a cup of tea then go for an early morning walk.
It takes a little more motivation and effort to exercise over winter, but time outdoors has significant benefits to your health and well being, improving memory and reducing feelings of stress and anxiety as well as the fitness benefits.
Being in fresh air actually increases your immunity which means you have less chance of getting colds and flues.
Spending time in natural light will aid your sleep cycle meaning you will fall into a deeper sleep and wake up feeling more refreshed and also plays a role in maintaining adequate vitamin D levels which is essential for you bone, teeth and muscle health. You will also feel more alert for the whole day.
No more excuses – set the alarm and start the day with a brisk walk, you’ll be glad you did.