Vitamin D boost
Just being outside can boost your vitamin D intake, even if skies are dark, it’s a great way to get outside and get your vitamins. The phosphate and calcium in your body can be regulated through vitamin D, which keeps your teeth and bones healthy. In addition, your immune system can be boosted and did you know vitamin D has also been linked to reducing feelings of depression.
When fishing, your lungs, heart and major muscle groups all get a decent workout. To add more cardio into your workout, why not walk from your house if there’s a spot nearby or park your car slightly further away and walk the rest of the way. As well as the walk there, you will also have to set up your equipment, cast off and wind in the fish you catch, this takes strength. Especially, if you plan on catching much larger fish, your legs, core, arms, back and shoulders will be engaged. If you don’t enjoy the gym or home workouts, then fishing offers a whole body workout.
Unplug from your worries
Whether you enjoy weekend fishing, angling after work or just going every now and again. It can be a great way to leave your worries behind whether those be from work or personal, instead rest your eyes on the sparkling water and your worries may fade away for a while.
Do you ever lie awake due to stress? This is common for some people. However, spending time around water has been linked to lower levels of anxiety and can increase feelings of calm. Fishing has therapeutic benefits and has often been added to programmes to treat illnesses such as post traumatic stress syndrome.