Did you know that installing an in-ground swimming pool in your backyard might be a huge step toward living a healthier lifestyle? Here, we’re talking about physical, mental, and emotional well-being. You’ll be inviting your family to join you in making progress toward a better body and mind by offering easy and convenient access to one of the simplest and most enjoyable methods to exercise outside.
Ditch the Sedentary Habits
The health hazards linked with leading a sedentary lifestyle are enormous! They don’t discriminate on the basis of age, ethnicity, or gender, either (though certain individuals may be at higher risk than others). The following are the major dangers:
- Depression & anxiety
- Diabetes Type 2
- Obesity Related Diseases
- Cardiovascular Illness
Furthermore, sedentary older persons are more likely to fall than their more active counterparts.
Go for Outdoor Active Healthiness
As beneficial as healthy amounts of physical activity are in and of themselves, you can boost the health advantages by ensuring that the activity takes place outside. According to one study, outdoor activity improves mental health substantially more than indoor exercise. Participants in the study reported additional advantages such as reduced anxiety, despair, disorientation, and rage (compared to spending the same amount of time performing indoor activities). Another study found that even 5 minutes of exercising in a “green area” might boost self-esteem and enhance mood.
Diminish Screen Time
Children and adults nowadays spend an unprecedented amount of time indoors and being inactive. Screen time often fills the void left by boredom. And it’s no secret that those glowing screens are highly addictive. Whether you’re addicted to the TV, game console, tablet, or phone, any light-emitting device can bring health problems over time. In youngsters, difficulties widely vary from sleep problems to visual problems to mental disability. Unhealthy snacking is a common side effect of spending time in front of screens; in fact, the snack food industry is believed to have begun with the invention of television.
Get Wet With Us!
Okay, so you’re convinced that outdoor movement is preferable to idleness indoors, but you’re not yet sold on the backyard swimming pool concept. Well, there aren’t many options for suburban homeowners when it comes to utilizing their backyard square footage in a way that encourages people of all ages to get outside and move about! The pool is suitable for everyone, from small children to senior citizens.
So, if you were thinking you couldn’t afford a pool, perhaps you now realize you can’t afford not to have one?
Since 1979 Lyon Financial has made the backyard resort dream come true for over 500,000 families across the U.S. Through our solid relationships with more than 3,000 pool contractors and our continued commitment to putting our clients first, we have built a reputation as the first choice in providing pool financing solutions. For more information, visit lyonfinancial.net or call (877) 754-5966 today.