Latest news in Yorkshire: May 28, 2019 02:09:37 PM
Gardening is a truly rewarding and relaxing pursuit, but when done
regularly you can lose weight and get a full work out too.
Not to mention, if you’re also growing and eating your own fruit and
veg, then you can build a well-rounded and healthy life style, all from
your own allotment!
So if you’re not necessarily the type to get down to the gym, or you
struggle to find the time, you can still get a great workout doing
something that you enjoy instead.
Regular gardening can do wonders for your physical shape. Did you know
that three hours of gardening can compare to around an hour of intensive
workout in the gym?
According to a study by nutritionists at Loughborough University,
mowing, digging and planting for two to three hours can help burn off up
to one pound a week.
Just half an hour weeding can burn up to 150 calories, and heavier tasks
like hedge trimming can burn over 400 calories per hour!
Take this kids along with a packed lunch and everyone can join in and
enjoy the weekends.
So why not take advantage of working one of the available local
Allotments up for grabs near Avenue road. just off Oak Road in
As with all manner of gardening, there will be need for some TLC to get
both you and your choice Allotment back in shape.
The available garden space is approximately 300 square yards; roughly
the size of a tennis court. They are grouped and worked by a pleasant
community of local gardeners and if you are a beginner, then who else
better to ask for advice than a friendly neighbour on site. The
surrounding view is eclipsed by acres of well turned out fields in a
country wildlife setting.
So, are you ready to make the most of the summer and start your garden
Here’s how to get started: contact Dean on Mobile: 07516 364477 To
arrange a viewing or for more info.
Don’t delay, summer’s on its way. :-)
[tags gardening, allotments, Wath]