Would you work out NAKED? Health coach explains how exercising in the buff leads to better results - and it can even improve your sleep quality

Mail Online | 1/22/2018 | Billie Schwab Dunn For Daily Mail Australia
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More people than ever are ditching their clothes in favour of nude workouts.

Activities like naked yoga have making waves in Australia over the past few months with both men and women reporting better results, improved sleep and a boost in their body image as a result of exercising naked.

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And now health coach and yoga teacher, Lee Holmes, has revealed why this is the case.

'There are various studies that claim that baring it all in your exercise routine can help improve body image, mood, sleep and much more,' the holistic nutritionist told FEMAIL.

Lee - Reasons - Exercise - Skin

Lee explained that one of the reasons we choose to exercise is to feel comfortable in our own skin.

'As humans, we like to feel good and that's perfectly natural. Working out in the nude can help us slowly feel more comfortable in the skin we're in,' she said.

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'While running on the treadmill with your parts jiggling a little may seem like a bit of a foreign concept, it can help you keep an eye on your progress.'

Unfortunately Lee said that it has become commonplace in our society for people to be unhappy with their bodies.

Nude - Body - Shame - Self-acceptance - Sense

'Being in the nude can help connect you to your body, reduce shame, improve self-acceptance and increase your sense of self-worth,' Lee said.

'The vulnerability of being naked with others can help unite people and create the realisation that we all have our own insecurities but we're all beautifully human.'

Lee - Naked - Harder - Bit

Lee also believes that working out while naked can also help to motivate you to exercise harder and 'push yourself a little bit further'.

This is because you are able to see how each of your muscles move and respond to the exercises you are putting them through.

Time - Muscles - Glory

'[It also] gives you time to simultaneously check out your muscles in all of their glory,' she...
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