4 Ways to stay fit in the super cold weather


It’s cold! No joke, right? And sometimes challenging weather can get in the way of your healthy lifestyle, especially when we want to start the new year off on the right foot. But you can still stay or get in shape through any tough weather pattern, you just have to make some adjustments along the way. Here are 4 ways to stay fit in the super cold weather.

Plan your meals and get your diet in check.

Whether you’re working out or not, the shape, look and feel of your body starts in the kitchen. Your food choices are the most important aspect to your health and well-being so focus on lean meats, lots of vegetables and healthy fats at every meal. Limit your sugar and dairy as much as possible.

Incorporate strength training into your routine.

Hopefully you’re already using weights or your own body weight to build muscle because it is essential to burning calories, even at rest. But especially when you can’t get outside because of the super cold weather, use the time to shake up your workout and incorporate strength training into your routine; you’ll love it.

Plan some indoor cardio.

Whether you hop into a class you’ve always wanted to try at a local fitness spot or do one of the 10 best workout DVDS at home; plan some indoor cardio. Who knows? Maybe you’ll find some new ways to move your body and keep with it even when it gets warmer outside?

Stay extra hydrated.

It’s always important to drink half of your body weight in ounces everyday, but especially when it’s extra cold outside, it’s important to stay extra hydrated. Lack of water negatively affects your overall health, but will also damper ¬†your workouts, so drink up.


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