According a recent article in the New York Times, Gretchen Reynolds argues that the benefits of exercising outdoors far exceed those of working out in a gym:
This is why we have what’s being called “Nature Deficit Disorder.”
We need to let kids –of all ages–get out and play in nature.
- Nature Deficit Disorder | Education.com (education.com)
- Does Your Child Have Nature Deficit Disorder? (emancipationofageneration.com)
- Author says technology, fear, keeping kids indoors (ctvnews.ca)
- The Outdoor Classroom – reconnecting children and their environment (environmentaleducationuk.wordpress.com)