I listed a host of benefits above, most of which I am sure you already knew about, but here is one I am going to bet you haven’t heard yet and it explains why outside is best.
It’s something called OPTIC FLOW.
Baked oats was a viral TIk Tok trend that I had to try and I hate to say it, but it did not disappoint. This recipe is healthy, easy and so delicious! I have included a base recipe that is delicious on its own and then three other options for you to try if you want some variety. This recipe is pretty forgiving so have fun with it and experiment with other ingredients and flavours.
The fact is, as much as these times are unprecedented, they are also not that different from any other time in our life when are presented with challenges. Challenges always show up, it’s what they do. We want to go around them, over them, under them, avoid them altogether, but the only way to get stronger and more resilient is to face your problems head on and deal with them. The only way is through.
Sometimes we have full control. Every so often we have partial control and a lot of the time we have no control.
And in order to preserve the few mentally healthy brain cells we all have left, it is essential we have the wisdom to know the difference. This way we can decide how to best act and respond to situations, as well as to learn when to let go of those situations we have no control over.
Does simply working harder = more fitness? I don’t believe this to be true. To quote Dr. Melissa Davis, PhD in neurobiology behavior: “just being uncomfortable does not guarantee results of any kind”. You can literally train yourself to complete physical exhaustion every day and see no positive fitness adaptations long-term.
Lost testosterone can lower a mans sex drive, his ability to gain muscle mass, his energy levels, his mood and more. But the good news is you can boost testosterone naturally. And in a way that has a host of other benefits as well.