January 28, 2014 / Category: Fitness Advisor
In many regions of the country, winter is two months too long! It’s dark. It’s cold. But as the saying goes, “If you can’t beat ‘em, join ‘em.” Instead of staring longingly out the window and wishing for warmer weather, join the ranks of outdoor enthusiasts and cure your cabin fever with one of these winter workouts. Not only will you prove that you can exercise outside in any season, but you’ll also earn some bragging rights. Cold weather doesn’t stop you!
January 14, 2014 / Category: Fitness Advisor
It’s January. Your gym is packed. Don’t wait in line for a machine; get a workout in your driveway and pick up a shovel. It’s more economical than a snow blower, and shoveling is an intense cardio workout that exercises muscles in your legs, core, back, shoulders and arms. If you want to overachieve, you can extend the workout by shoveling the sidewalks or helping out your neighbors. How’s that for accessible? Here are some important ways you can use snow shoveling to make this workout work!