Humans are hard wired to be outside. Scientific studies have shown that just getting outside for a few minutes every day gives you a boost mentally and physically. Check out this article to read more on these seven benefits:
Getting outside makes exercise easier.
It can spur weight loss.
Nature increases brain function.
It amps up vitamin D intake.
The outdoors may even help us age gracefully.
Nature is great for stress-reduction.
The outdoors make us happy.
Your challenge, no matter what the weather is, get up and get out this weekend. Spend at least 30 minutes outside. Go play in a park with the kids or just go on a hike.
Below are some great places to check out around Rochester. Just pop these into mapquest and go!
Turning Point Park
Genesee Riverway Trail Extension
Lucien Morin Park
Corbett's Glen Nature Park
Irondequoit Bay Park West
Where did you end up? How was the experience? Share with us in the comments section.