Five Important Considerations for Winter Workouts

Winter fitness comes with its own set of rules. Working out during the Covid-19 pandemic has been a challenge for everyone. During the summer however, it was easy to go outside and get exercise. During the winter, the most difficult exercise we want to do is raising a mug of cocoa to our lips, whileContinue reading “Five Important Considerations for Winter Workouts”

Outdoor Winter Workouts: How to Keep From Falling on Ice

The most important aspect of winter workouts is safety. If you are the kind of person who works out year round, this post is for you. We’ve been talking a bit lately about the cold workout trend, and while there are plenty of benefits to cold workouts, there are drawbacks, too. Winter isn’t over yet,Continue reading “Outdoor Winter Workouts: How to Keep From Falling on Ice”

The Pros and Cons of Cold Workouts Via PopSugar

Are cold workouts the newest trend in fitness? Recently, I had the awesome experience of collaborating on an article with Lauren Pardee, from Popsugar. The article focused on the benefits and drawbacks of working out in colder temperatures. Below are a few quotes from the article. You can read the full post here: A SportsContinue reading “The Pros and Cons of Cold Workouts Via PopSugar”

What to Do in the Athletic Off Season

For an athlete, rest and recovery is as important as working out. It’s a fact of life that everything happens in seasons. The year is broken down into spring, summer, autumn, and winter. But there is also awards season, football season, bikini season, the holiday season, and of course workout season. One could argue thatContinue reading “What to Do in the Athletic Off Season”

Winter Workouts That Burn a Ton of Calories

How to keep fit during the holiday months. Thanksgiving is over. Christmas looms on the horizon. Our summer bodies are all but gone, as we trudge up the slow climb between holidays, and fight the onset of seasonal depression. I’m sorry, I know that sounded negative, but its true that the winter months can beContinue reading “Winter Workouts That Burn a Ton of Calories”

Five Positive Ways Weather Changes Can Affect Your Workout

The weather is changing, so our workouts must follow suit. Weather changes are always a treat, aren’t they? This particular season change brings about all things pumpkin spice, the mourning of our summer bodies, some really rough seasonal allergies, and a change in workout regimen During the cold months, it just isn’t possible to workContinue reading “Five Positive Ways Weather Changes Can Affect Your Workout”

Polar Vortex? Five Winter Workout Alternatives for Snow Days

Getting to the gym isn’t always possible, but our workouts shouldn’t suffer. I will be the first to say it, since we are all thinking it; this winter has been brutal, and our workout regimens are suffering for it. Dragging yourself to the gym is hard enough when it’s beautiful outside, but between polar vortexes,Continue reading “Polar Vortex? Five Winter Workout Alternatives for Snow Days”

Five Reasons to Do Yoga this Winter

Winter may not inspire you to work out, but a little yoga never hurt anyone. I know that cold weather makes you want to do nothing more than curl up with a good book, a fluffy blanket, and a gallon of ice cream, but if you do that all winter you will likely regret itContinue reading “Five Reasons to Do Yoga this Winter”

How to Stay Warm During Winter Workouts

Just because the weather is getting cold, doesn’t mean we should stop exercising. I will be the first to admit that the idea of winter conjures all sorts of ideas in my head, including sitting around the fire, drinking hot cocoa (or toddies, if you’re feeling frisky), and eating every piece of sugary food withinContinue reading “How to Stay Warm During Winter Workouts”