Health Benefits of Barefoot or Earthing
How This Helps
barefoot on the grass allows you to collect the ions in earth that helps with
If the thought of running barefoot sounds too hardcore, I invite you to simply just take off your shoes and walk across your yard. This is often referred to as earthing or grounding. Did you know that the earth is full of negative ions?
When you walk for a mere 30 seconds, you collect those ions and your body goes into homeostasis, which also helps with mood elevation and immunity boosting. You get even more of an effect when the grass is wet because it enhances the conductivity. If the sun is shining, you’re in even MORE luck because you get a nice chi hit of vitamin D. The best time to do this is in the morning when there is dew on the grass and the sun is shining brightly.
Precautions for Running
Before I go, I need to give you a quick warning. You don’t just rip off your shoes and sprint down the road barefoot. It takes time and patience. If you are serious about making the transition, be prepared to spend 12 months or more going from shod to unshod.
For more detailed information, feel free to give me a shout. I know all the secrets. In the meantime, get a daily dose of earthing to satisfy your urge. Just be careful not to step on any bees. They are our most valuable resource for sustaining produce.
Science and Research
The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine has stated in a report that earthing benefits include an increase in surface charge of the red blood cells. Consequently, the cells are able to avoid clumping leading to lower blood viscosity. Higher blood viscosity significantly impacts heart ailments and this is the reason many people take aspirin every day to control the blood viscosity and improve their heart health. Another study reported in the same journal also states that earthing health benefits extend to regulating the nervous and endocrine systems.