Fun Fact no.4 : Sailing on the Baltic Sea is good for Your health

Sailing on the Baltic Sea

Fun Fact no.3 : Sailing on the Baltic Sea is Good for Your Health.

Closeness to the Baltic Sea can have a very positive impact on your health: the closer you are to the sea, the better you feel. In fact, doctors have been prescribing healthy trips to the seaside from as early as the 18th century, and recent studies gives idea the link between the sea and health is a scientific fact.

A sailing trip with us on the Baltic Sea may be just the right medicine to improve your mental wellbeing and relieve summer stress.

Here’s the list of benefits and reasons why you should plan your next holiday at the beach or on the sea:

Physical health benefits of sailing on the Baltic Sea…

Waves…

Baltic Sea

Seaside encourages physical activity, even if it’s simply a walk on the beach. Being near to the sea is very relaxing. Researchers have found that the sound of waves alters brain patterns, which sends you into a deeply relaxed state and rejuvenates body and mind.

Sand…

Besides the natural peeling your feet get from beach sand, walking on the beach provides way more exercise than walking on a flatter surface, like grass. This is because your body is constantly counter-balancing the uneven surface of the sand, effectively working your thighs, gluteal muscles and calves, without you even realising it.

Swimming…

Swimming in the sea gives you a full workout, increases your immune system function and improves circulation. Studies have shown that the amino acids, minerals, and vitamins in slightly salty seawater produce antibiotic and antibacterial effects that promote immunity. Swimming in warm seawater helps the body’s healing mechanisms to fight conditions such as inflammatory diseases, arthritis, bronchitis and asthma, as well as common aches and pains.

Skin…

The seaside is good for your skin too. Scientists have claimed that the magnesium in seawater increases skin’s elasticity, hydrates it, and improves its appearance. Potassium chloride and salt, which are naturally found in seawater, are great healers. And, any amount of sun can be good for some skin conditions such as psoriasis. This is because a small amount of ultra violet radiation from the sun helps dry the skin and promotes healing.

Air…

Air of the Baltic Sea has health benefits too. The negative ions in sea air hastens your ability to absorb oxygen, and balance your seratonin levels, a chemical linked with stress and mood. Which is why you feel more relaxed, energised and awake after a sailing trip with us on the Baltic Sea

Mental health benefits of sailing on the Baltic Sea…

Thalassotherapy…

Being near or on to the Baltic sea highly affects mental wellbeing. As you sit or loiter on the sailboat sailing listening to the sound of the waves, feeling the  light breeze blow through your hair and enjoy the heath of the sun on your skin, you feel wonderful. This seaside buzz is known as “thalassotherapy”, a term coined by Hippocrates.

Want depression gone….?

The salt in seawater also helps your mental wellbeing by preserving the melatonin, tryptamine and melatonin levels in your brain, which fight off depression. While you’re sitting on the beach wondering on the meaning of life, the warmth of the sun is working at your endocrine system, enabling it to exude endorphins – the body’s feel-good chemicals.

Eating healthy….

A marine diet is packed with omega-3 fatty acids, essential fatty acids that promote brain cell growth. Seaside vacations, lets say activates healthy eating, which in turn affects your state of mind. Scientists have discovered that people who eat fish regularly are less likely to sustain from depression than those who abstain seafood.

How to make the most of the seaside and achieve ultimate relaxation…

Go to the beach every day to take advantage of the health providing benefits of the ocean.

Swim as much as you can and enjoy the healthy benefits of being by the seaside or sailing on the sea with sailboat. Read a good book while sunbathing, but look after your skin. Take advantage of your location and stick to an Omega-rich marine diet. Plate your fish up with a crunchy side salad.

Unplug Your devices and reap the benefits….

Most importantly, sailing on the Baltic Sea with us You can safely unplug your devices and reap the benefits of the negative ions in the air. In today’s society – thanks to all of the electronics and possible ways to stay “connected” – we are inclosed by too many positive ions (free radicals). Shutting down all Your gadgets and devices and increasing your exposure to negative ions will enhance your improve your concentration, increase alertness and immune system.

You will sleep well after being exposed to all those healthy benefits and unpluging Your devices..

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It’s good for you!

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