Spring into shape
With the warmer weather you might notice a change in how you feel and think. This isn’t just in your mind; research shows that people’s moods and emotions can definitely be affected by the weather. Often after the winter months, the new season and higher temperatures can bring a brighter mood. With this new positive outlook you might feel a shift in energy that is making you motivated to exercise again after the doldrums of the winter months.
It has been scientifically recognized that levels of leisure-time physical activity and physical fitness differ according to the seasons, with more activity generally happening in the summer months. The seasonal variations undoubtedly mean there are changes in the types and amount of physical activity we do. When it is snowing and cold, even though we can work out at home or in the gym, psychologically it is more of a battle to actually to do so.
The months of spring and summer bring new opportunities to leave the house and get outside to move. We also know our holiday plans are no longer on the horizon, but fast-approaching, and so we have added motivation to look good on the beach!
With warmer weather there also becomes more of an urge to increase your level of health and physical fitness to go along with a change in the psychological response to actually doing exercise. Spring time brings renewed motivation to get back in shape, and the warmer weather can help to get you out of the exercise rut you may be in..Top tip to spring into shape include taking it steady, looking after your body, and kickstarting your exercise routines again.
With the reignited motivation levels of the warmer and sunnier days, it is time to spring back into your exercise routine. Here are the top tips for getting started with moving again after the winter break.