After a trek, you might have sore legs and be physically tired, but we all know that getting outside is very good for both our body and our mind.
Here are six benefits you may not have considered when you head out the door for a trek.
Lastly, don't hesitate to take your children along too, it is good for the youths as well, and you can be sure they will be asleep by 8 pm!
Trekkers Are Creative The study shows that when people come in contact with nature for four days, shows a 50% increase in creativity and problem-solving skills.
Boost Your Mood Yes, trekking elevates your mood, a study published in journal emotion shows that walking will boost your mood. The effect will increase if you choose outdoor over indoor walking. So try to get yourself in nature.
Trekking Increases Your Energy Level Trekking will increase your energy levels. You will feel energized after exercise. It will boost your mood and revs up your energy.
Trekking Delays Ageing From a recent study published in the Journal of Neurology, physical activity can slow down the ageing by 10 years.
Trekking Is Good For Your Brain As you age the hippocampus will get smaller, leading to loss of memory. A recent study by the National Academy of Sciences showed that physical activity can cause a 2% increase in the size of happiness. Reversing the memory loss due to ageing.
Trekking Heals Trekking has a healing effect on cancer recovering patients. A study published in the journal shows that long-distance trekking increases the antioxidant capacity of cancer patients.