For some, snow means putting chains on the car and not going outside because it's too cold. However, for others, snow is almost an addiction and they are crazy to start skiing, snowboarding, telemark or mushing among others.
Winter sports , which, as their name suggests, are seasonal and offer a wide range of benefits. For example, did you know that when you move to the mountain, and being at a higher altitude, the oxygen is less. In this way, a greater vascular and respiratory effort is made, which improves our heart rate.
Snow sports allow us to work the abdominal muscles and the legs in depth . It also helps us work on coordination, balance and proprioception.
Proprioception is the sense that informs our body of the position of the muscles and regulates the direction, range of movement.
With winter sports, we burn fat and tone our body. Given the extreme cold to which we are subjected, our thermoregulation mechanism means that our temperature does not drop, which translates into an extra expenditure of calories.
Let's not forget that in this type of sports, adrenaline is released in large doses and we do not feel more relaxed and calm. In addition, they are sports of improvement and perseverance, in which we put ourselves to the test and thus increase our self-esteem.
Lastly, winter sports thanks to the sun and its reflection on the snow make it just as tan as if we were on the beach. So the most flirtatious, you can boast of good skin tone even in the cold winter. Of course, the skin protected above all.