Living healthy is more than just a trend, it is a responsibility. It is also more than just what you eat but the way you live your life. Urban dwellers, as fast-paced as their lives may be, often find it challenging to choose healthy condo living, the most preferred type of dwelling in the cities. In a world where everything is done in an instant, who has the patience or the time to do things manually like cook or walk?
Can living in a condo ever be healthy? Yes, and in more ways than one. Now is the time to remove from your mind the image of an ever-exhausted professional who just goes home in the condo to sleep. Verdon Parc, a development in the heart of Davao City, will change your traditional views on condos. It provides a healthy and relaxed environment amidst the conveniences of city living.
Breathe fresh morning air
The mid-rise and high-rise condos rest on a hectare of landscapes and lush greens. If you feel the need to breathe, you don’t have to settle with indoor, stale air that is totally unhealthy. Go out of your balcony and breathe in the surprises of another waking day. There’s also the Palm Promenade if you want to be surrounded by trees. If you want to take things literally higher, there is a sky garden. And everywhere, there are pocket gardens and lush landscapes where you can just walk leisurely while getting your dose of natural air and sunlight.
Walk and jog your way to better health
Walking is one of the best forms of exercise. According to studies and medical researches, walking for a minimum of 30 minutes every day will make one more fit and more immune from certain types of diseases.
Apart from the narrow hallways, where else can you walk in a condominium complex. One of the benefits of living in Verdon Parc is having a jogging or bike path to warm you up for the rest of the day. You can do brisk walking or walk the dog. You may jog or ride a bike. The concrete trail is surrounded by landscaped greens to make your walk or run more pleasurable.
Hit the gym more
Do you still have a gym membership you don’t use? Cancel that membership now because at Verdon Parc, you have access to an indoor gym facility. This means you don’t have to drive or commute just to work out. You just have to put on gym clothes and walk right out of your condo. Now, you have no excuse to not go to the gym because it is literally just outside your doorstep.
Buy and eat local
Nothing comes close to the benefits of preparing your own meal. You know what’s in it and you can make it as healthy as you wish. Verdon Parc in Davao is located in Ecoland Drive and near at least two public markets (Agdao and Bankerohan) and several other supermarkets. They are all just a few kilometers away and you have no excuse to order take-outs.
Buy and eat local and fresh produce anytime you want. Doing so is a big step towards healthy living. After all, one of the benefits of living in Davao is the endless supply of fresh fruits and greens.
Bring the outdoors in
Davao has also become a very busy city. It is bustling with cars, buildings, and people. If you want to escape from all the metropolitan hustle, design a home that will serve as your sanctuary. Keep things bright by opening up your windows more or at least keep window treatments light so that natural light may come through. Use natural elements when decorating your condo. Plants are perfect for bringing the outdoors in and have many health benefits to boot. There are a lot of garden ideas for city living that you can try to recreate at home and won’t be requiring much space or even your attention.
Active fun on weekends
Among the many benefits of condo living are the common amenities that the whole family can enjoy. Instead of going to the mall on weekends and doing the usual routine of watching a movie after dinner, why not have a lovely staycation at home? But don’t just sit on the couch the whole afternoon to binge-watch your favorite TV series. You can make weekends more fun and a whole lot healthier. Get up, put on your swimsuits, and have your own party at the pool. There are also open grounds where you can invite your family, friends, and even neighbors to a weekend Olympics.
Start them young
Living an unhealthy lifestyle is a habit that is hard to break. If you have kids, don’t wait until they are old enough to think they can decide for themselves before introducing them to healthy living.
At a time when 80% of children under five years old use the Internet weekly, it is sometimes hard to convince your children to play outdoors. But when the environment looks fun and inviting, traditional play dates will be much easier to conduct. Verdon Parc features a children’s playground complete with facilities that kids can enjoy. Here, parents can guide their kids as they hone their motor and social skills. It is a controlled environment so parents can be assured of safety.
The benefits of living in a condo go beyond just location and proximity to areas of interest. It goes beyond the conveniences, too. Healthy living can be achieved in condos by maximizing its amenities and being creative in designing your space.