How to beat the January blues? Get out and ski!
Updated: Sep 22, 2020
How to beat the January blues? Get out and ski! A study, recently published in Psychiatry Research, followed almost 200,000 long-distance cross-country skiers for up to two decades, finding that skiers are 50% less likely to develop depression than the general population. The study authors believe that the lower risk of depression in skiers is mainly due to their physically active lifestyle.
The final few sentences are important: choose an activity you enjoy doing. If you’re not having fun, you won’t sustain it. I’ll see some of you out on the trails at Callaghan this winter!