MOUNTAIN AND HEALTH
Who are our activities aimed at?
Hiking exceeds the recommended daily half hour of physical exercise to maintain a good state of health. Walking brings great improvements to the body of people of any age and those over 40 in particular.
Hiking is walking through beautiful and pleasant places, breathing fresh air and in a peaceful environment. It is very positive for both the body and the mind. There are multiple benefits that walking provides both at a bioenergetic and neuromuscular level, fundamental factors to maintain autonomy.
It has been shown that exercise carried out in the natural environment improves mood and feelings of happiness, positively affecting the immune system.
It is a very fun activity that the little ones will love. Getting started hiking from an early age is a healthy habit, a fun moment that breaks the routine.
Children with ADHD who engage in outdoor activities have the benefit of significantly reducing symptoms. It benefits any little one who has difficulty paying attention or tends to impulsive behavior.
They come into contact with nature, we share with them passions and hobbies that are motivating, healthy and rewarding.
Physical activity promotes control and prevents complications of diabetes. In one route, 20% more fat can be burned, thus increasing the ability of the muscles to store sugar and favoring the control of type 2 diabetes.
Body fat is reduced, contributing to control factors involved in metabolic syndrome.
You don't need to go to a gym to get your body moving, and it also eliminates expensive medications to keep your blood sugar in check.
Exercise has benefits on physical capacity and improves the symptoms of Fibromyalgia (FM) and Chronic Fatigue (CF). It is one of the most effective non-drug treatments in managing chronic pain and muscle weakness.
The benefits of walking or hiking among others are: decreased pain, increased muscle strength, improved sleep quality, improved physical capacity and cardiorespiratory health, decreased fatigue, improved psychological state and mood, improvement in global physical function and quality of life.
WORK BY TURNS
The shifts force to change the normal cycle of rest activity, apart from the sleep problems. There are many adverse effects known as shift work maladjustment syndrome. Lifestyle is affected by issues such as the desynchronization of circadian rhythms, changes in diet, sedentary lifestyle and stress, both due to fatigue and the difficulty of reconciling work schedules and family and/or social.
SPONDYLOARTHRITIS, OSTEOARTHRITIS, RHEUMATOID PROCESSES
Physical activity is very beneficial for almost everyone. For a long time it was thought that people with arthritis or osteoarthritis should not exercise because they would injure their joints. However, today's physicians and physical therapists disprove this belief.
Si tienes artritis, artrosis o una enfermedad relacionada, el ejercicio es beneficioso, mantiene la flexibilidad de las articulaciones, fortalece los músculos etc...
Thanks to physical activity, bones are strengthened, their flexibility is increased (essential to prevent them from becoming fragile), joints are worked, and tendons and ligaments are strengthened.
Moving the body also helps to think better.
Walking improves blood flow to the brain, thereby increasing the levels of oxygen and nutrients to the cells to keep them healthy and viable during old age.
Walking is not a cure for Alzheimer's disease; however, it can support the brain's resistance and reduce memory loss in the face of this disease.
OVERWEIGHT AND OBESITY
Starting with an exercise program outdoors and in contact with nature, such as hiking, can be a very good start to start a more active life.
The exercise is adapted individually to each person, either in intensity, frequency or volume of training.
At the beginning, those trails in which the level of difficulty is low will be chosen, and as the person improves their physical condition, they will choose to increase the level of difficulty in order to be able to make longer and more technical routes.
STRESS, ANXIETY, DEPRESSION
Practicing hiking increases self-confidence, self-esteem and satisfaction with life as it is a healthy activity in which one also participates on a social level.
The same chemicals released during exercise that help improve mood and treat depression can also work wonders for people with anxiety problems. And it is that, regular exercise reduces tension, improves the quality of sleep and mood by reducing stress levels.
Doing activities in the mountains favors social interaction, the development of interpersonal relationships. improves general coordination, body posture, spatial orientation, strength, endurance, flexibility and muscle tone, and progressively improves learning abilities and self-esteem.
Practice sport between people with and without disabilities, using the same rules. Get to improve the quality of life and social inclusion through exercise in nature.
Many eye diseases are related to other health problems, including high blood pressure, diabetes and high cholesterol levels. Exercise can help control these problems or limit their impact if they occur.
Hiking, walking in nature is very healthy, it multiplies its benefits due to the factors of relaxation and disconnection.
It helps to fight the symptoms of menopause and at the same time, improves the feeling of physical well-being. The waist circumference is reduced much more, the lean body mass increases, there is a weight loss or weight maintenance, the bones are strengthened, the mood improves, etc...
Hiking is the most recommended activity for cardiovascular diseases. It is a light-moderate intensity exercise, recommended in cardiac rehabilitation programs. It improves the heart's response to stress because it increases the size of the heart's chambers. It also increases the number and size of blood vessels, making blood flow greater: it maintains muscular activity and facilitates venous return by transporting blood rich in carbon dioxide (CO2) and poor in oxygen (O2) to the heart and lungs.
It does not require great physical conditions to practice it.
Come and see how your reactions will surprise you with a simple contact with nature. Surely you will feel much calmer, more sociable, and you will tend to relativize many of the problems and situations of your life, in nature, we realize our true position in the world.
If this activity is also done in a group, the benefits multiply. It has been proven that practicing a physical activity in company helps to reduce feelings of loneliness, boredom and depression; it creates bonds of friendship and makes us feel part of a community where we affirm our personality while actively participating.