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GREAT WAYS TO EXERCISE IN THE WINTER MONTHS

The winter months offer people a plethora of excuses to avoid exercise.

The weather is cold, there is snow on the ground, it is too hard to get out to the gym, and more are all excuses people convince themselves are valid.

GREAT WAYS TO EXERCISE IN THE WINTER MONTHS

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The truth is, there are several great ways to exercise in the winter and the excuses people create are simply not valid.

Sure, it can be difficult to get motivated when the snow is blowing, and the wind is howling but that doesn’t mean that you should give up.

GO OUT AND PLAY

You can burn quite a few calories just by playing, either inside or outside.

One of the best parts of playing is that it doesn’t feel like exercise, but it still burns several calories.

Get outside and have a snowball fight, make snow angels, build a snowman, go tobogganing, or ice skating!

TRY A NEW WINTER SPORT

From snowshoeing to skiing, there are several winter sports you can choose from.

This a great idea if you are the competitive type.

Not only is trying new winter sports fun, but it gives you a chance to burn huge calories.

GET CREATIVE AT HOME

Getting to the gym in the winter can be difficult, but snowy weather shouldn’t be used as an excuse to avoid exercise.

There are several ways to work out at home where it’s warm and cozy.

You can either use the fitness equipment you have at home, a workout video or just your own body weight.

Workout side by side with your kids to give them the opportunity to burn off that extra energy.

TRY NEW ACTIVITIES

Sign up for a new class or join an indoor sports league.

This will help to get your up and moving over the winter months.

Participating in a regularly scheduled activity that you have paid for is a great way to get motivated to stay active, especially if you have teammates counting on you to show up.

There are several ways to ensure you stay active and exercise over the winter months.

Just make sure to stop making the ridiculous excuses and find new and exciting ways to stay motivated.

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Calvin

Wednesday 9th of January 2019

Nice tips, getting active at home or unconventional exercise while waiting for food heatin in microwave ha

Carole D

Saturday 29th of December 2018

My granddaughters exercise with my daughter all the time when they are at home! I love Aquafit and the treadmill. I found the treadmill boring though and watch Netflix on my tablet while walking.