The recreation field in the village now boasts a new outdoor gym  for use by the whole community.

Temple Normanton Parish Council  has funded a variety of exercise gym equipment
From the younger to the more senior residents in the village, the gym offers the whole community the opportunity to work out, increase strength and fitness levels.

Located adjacent to a play park, parents can also exercise whilst supervising their children.

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Benefits of Exercising Outdoors

Studies have shown that physical activity outdoors lowers an individual’s blood pressure and heart rate. As a result, exercise outdoors feels less strenuous than similar exercise indoors, which, in turn, pushes you closer to your maximum performance.

Indoor germs and bacteria spread less outdoors and the vitamin D from natural daylight gives your immune system a boost. Trying out some of the local park outdoor gym equipment, which is completely free to use to the public, supports an active lifestyle and being active outdoors regularly is known to reduce depression, as well as stress levels.

Fresh outdoor air and natural sunlight invigorate the body and give you more energy. Seratonin release increases when you breathe in greater amounts of oxygen from exercising outside. Seratonin promotes a sense of happiness and well-being so the more fresh air you breathe in, the more it will boost your mood.

Outdoor gyms encourage communities to mix fresh air with fitness and as a result – a community feels much healthier and much happier.