We all know the right things to do for our health: eat nutritious foods, sleep well and exercise regularly. But in the winter, it can feel especially challenging to get out and keep moving. Frigid mornings and icy conditions can trap us indoors, getting much less movement than usually.
Not only do we need the exercise, but also the fresh air and sunshine. Psychology Today reports that times outdoors has "significant mental health benefits.” Another study in the Journal of Leisure Research, confirmed that “spending time outdoors, and especially participating in outdoor activities, can lead to a variety of positive mental health outcomes.”
At Montereau, we promote an active lifestyle, which doesn’t stop in the winter. Our full-time Vitality wellness program staffers have created something for everyone! We support your whole self so you feel good in body, mind and spirit.
Here are 7 tips to help you keep moving in winter:
While these colder days can feel like a good time to hibernate, we all need to stay active. At Montereau, we want to support your health and well-being. Let us know how we can help!
Friday, December 11, 2020
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