November 13

How to Stay Active in the Winter

Just Because It’s Cold, Doesn’t Mean You Have To Be Stuck In A Lazy Rut.

With the weather getting cooler and winter upon us, it’s time to start thinking of ways you can still stay active and healthy! You may not be able to go outside for runs and exercise, but that doesn’t mean you have to lay on the couch all day either. There are lots of creative, fun ways to stay active during the cold season.

Join a gym

If you can fit it into your budget, then joining a gym is a great way to keep exercise in your weekly routine. There are tons of gyms to choose from, all varying in price. Do some research, ask your friends, and choose the right gym for you.

Hiking

Hiking is definitely still an option in the fall and winter! You can take a day trip or even a weekend trip to a trail or park. There are plenty of places worth visiting in the colder months. Just make sure you bundle up and prepare for the weather.

Find a winter-themed fun activity

From ice-skating, to skiing, there are lots of activities that are specifically for the cold months. This may not be something you rely on as your sole source of exercise, but these activities are great things to add to your schedule when you can. And the best part? They’re fun!

Climb the stairs

Not only is it good to take the stairs every day (when you can) during every season, but it’s especially important during the winter when you may not be getting as much exercise elsewhere. You can also use your stairs as a way to exercise. Create a workout at home that incorporates your stairs!

Create a home gym/workout

You don’t have to belong to a gym or go outside to get in a good workout. You don’t even have to buy equipment, although that’s a great way to take your home gym to the next level. You can use small heavy objects as weights, run up and down the stairs, and do some yoga at home to create a good workout.

No matter what you choose to do, the important part is that you’re staying active. Contact us to schedule an appointment, and we’ll develop a personalized program to help you feel the best you can.


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