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Hiking The Trails And The Health Benefits!

There are trails to accommodate anyone, with trail ranging from a calm walk in the park to trails with steep inclines and obstacles. Regardless of your athletic ability’s or skills, anyone can enjoy nature on the trails. Not only are trails a fun and exciting way to spend time outdoors but there are also many health benefits such as:

  • Lower your risk of heart disease
  • Improve your blood pressure and blood sugar levels
  • Boost bone density, since walking is a weight-bearing exercise
  • Build strength in your glutes, quadriceps, hamstrings, and the muscles in your hips and lower legs
  • Strengthen your core
  • Improve balance
  • Help control your weight
  • Boost your mood
  • Combating the symptoms of stress and anxiety
  • Increased energy levels
  • Improve mental health

This weekend try out a new trail and see where the path takes you while enjoying nature and all of the positive benefits hiking can have in your life! Find the trail that fits you best and recharge your mind, body and soul! Remember while out on your hike to take lots of pictures of your favorite trails and spot to share with us on social media using #SaskTrailsPhotoContest for your chance to win a great prize! Don’t know where the trails are? Checkout our blog: https://sasktrails.ca/how-to-find-trails-in-saskatchewan/!

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