Keep Moving in Winter
There are multiple health and fitness centers around town with personal trainers on staff who will customize a plan for you.These are, as a rule, more expensive than the local rec centers, but their personalized plan will help you all the way to your goal. Some private gyms will even allow month-to-month membership which will save a bundle.
Small spaces, small budget – just do it! :
- Yoga improves flexibility and grace.The exercises can be learned from a book or dvd or class. All that is needed is a quiet floor space and a mat.Yoga can be amazingly strenuous as exercises progress.
- Jump rope in the garage or the patio
- Jog in place
- Home based exercise programs that include jumping jacks, push-ups, sit-ups, squats, etc. are effective, providing you stick to the regimen, increasing repetitions. Can’t afford a set of weights? Use large cans of tomatoes.
Do you want to think outside the box? Take up something new:
- Non-contact boxing
- Bike clubs
Set a schedule and stick to it. Don’t forget to reward yourself for working hard. Remember that any exercise plan will be most effective if your diet is moderated at the same time.Try curling up on the sofa to watch the Winter Olympics or to read a good book with a cup of herbal tea.
Make 2018 your best winter ever. Keep moving!