How To Workout In WinterHow To Workout In Winter

Winter is that time of the year when you don't feel like getting up from your cozy bed, wrapped in blankets. It is the time to feel lethargic, it is the time to have fun and celebrate Christmas. Amidst all these, if you are neglecting the health and fitness of your body, you are walking on the wrong track. True that you feel like doing away with your regular workout regimen, but its good if you ward off this feeling and start exercising with a new vigor when winter comes.

Exercises can be many. Irrespective of the season and temperature, several of these can be done with ease. You cannot possibly hold winter responsible for the neglect of your body fitness. If you think that working out in the cold is difficult, you are right. But there are ways in which you can combat this difficulty and continue to take good care of your body. The things that you need to remember if you want to workout in winter are:

Warm up Properly: This is very important because this phase gets your blood flowing and makes your body warm. If you warm up for ten minutes during the summer months, take about half an hour to warm up in winter. Also go for warm up exercises that require more body movement. This is because your muscles are further tightened due to the low temperature, so you need to work harder to warm them up. The muscles become more receptive to your workout once they are made warm and active.

Take a Warm Shower: Just after you get out of bed, you might feel a drowsy and sluggish in the winter months. To get ready for your daily workout schedule try taking a warm shower. This makes your muscles active. Otherwise they will be more susceptible to injuries when you exercise.

Take it Easy: If you feel tired and weary to start off with strenuous exercises right away, take time to acclimatize yourself. Doing a session of Yoga is a good idea. This will make you livelier but will be light on your body.

Mix and Match: Apart from feeling fatigued and weary, exercising in the winter can also be a cause of boredom. If you keep doing the same exercises over and over again, you are likely to lose your steam and vigor very soon. Rather, mix up your exercises. If you are dong cardio, choose different machines to do it. That way you can maintain your interest at a steady level. On the other hand if you are doing strength training use the same strategy. For instance if you are working on your chest, do it once with resistance bands and then with a machine, like chest press. This is the best way to keep yourself up and running in the winter months. You can also try mixing up cardio, strength, aerobic and yoga exercises to bring in more variety.

So, this winter pull up your socks and start exercising with new energy. Try these ways to cast away the feeling of cold and lethargy. Take care of your body through regular fitness training and feel good about yourself!
by Mike Umberger
References and Bibliography
Exciting workouts abound at this personal trainer Los Angeles training program His clients get great results in his Los Angeles boot camp locations.
Rated:NR/0 Votes
3 Views
Add To My Article Reading List
Add To My Article Reading List
Print Article
Print
More Article By Mike Umberger
More Article by Mike Umberger
Share
More Articles From Cold Fusion
More Articles From Cold Fusion
Related Articles and Readings
5 Ways to Avoid the Winter Exercise Blues By: Kevin Gianni
Who wants to go outside to exercise during the winter in the Northeast? I know for me it's a struggle to lace up my shoes and go out for a jog when the sleet is pelting against my office window.So how are you supposed to stay in fantastic shape ...
How to Stop a Cold in It's Tracks By: Kirsten Whittaker
Mothers (and Grandmothers) everywhere rejoice - you've been proven right yet again It turns out that enjoying a warm drink to stop a cold (or the flu) in it's tracks has finally been validated by ...
How to Genuinely Enjoy Cold Calling By: Ari Galper
Most of us dread our days of making cold calls. We take a deep breath, pump ourselves up, and prepare to talk with a perfect stranger. Is there any wonder a gray cloud sometimes hangs over our desk? It really doesn't have to be this way. ...
The Dos and Donts of Cold Calling By: Kevin McLaren
Having your fingernails removed!Many salespeople would rather have their fingernails removed slowly than make a cold call. And it's no wonder; with the abundant number of resistance-inducing techniques out there, salespeople set themselves up for failure. However, New Business Development is a major key to a company's long term ...
How To Stop Chasing Prospects Forever By: Frank Rumbauskas
Perhaps the biggest challenge faced by salespeople is the problem of chasing prospects. In this article I'll explain exactly why that happens, and how you can avoid it entirely and make prospects chase you instead.I once heard Donald Trump say, "In selling, you must never appear desperate. As ...
The information provided in this article and/or the comments is the sole responsibility of their respective authors and does not necessarily reflect the opinion of ezinepost.com. ezinepost.com  does not endorse any article and/or comments published by our web users unless otherwise noted. 

Member Panel

login to submit articles and more

StatisticsEZINEPOST.COM

  • » Active Categories: 419
  • » Active Articles:252609
  • » Active Authors:31915
  • » Active Members: 38222
  • » Statistics Updated:
    - Thu May 7th, 2020 12:50AM EST