“Posted by Be Fab – Be You LLC Health/Wellness & Fitness on Monday, July 13, 2015”
Moving my Fanny, 7/12 – How did you move yours?
Returned to Jack’s River Trail after many years. had forgotten how beautiful it is.
Did total of 12.3 miles and crossed the river 25 times–perfect for hot day. Had lunch on a rock in the middle of the river (thus ‘half’ crossing).
Here are a few benefits hiking outdoors offers to our body and mind:
- Improves balance, blood sugar, blood pressure
- Helps with weight management
- Lowers risk of heart disease
- Builds lower body muscle strength
“Research shows that hiking has a positive impact on combating the symptoms of stress and anxiety” says Gregory A. Miller, PhD, president of the American Hiking Society. “Being in nature is ingrained in our DNA, and we sometimes forget that.”