Fitness

Exercise tips for winter

Weather is Delightful
Weather is Delightful

Sunny winter days are the perfect weather for walking. Added to it is the cold weather, which makes you burn more calories by keeping you warm. This makes your activity more effective. Make sure that you are dressed in warm layers by wearing hat or scarf.

Too Cold Weather
Too Cold Weather

You can use the treadmills as they top the list of gym equipments. According to the Journal of the American Medical Association, treadmills burn more calories i.e. 850 per hour. You can always use a MP3 player while exercising as music makes you work up to 20% harder.

Make Your Home a Gym
Make Your Home a Gym

Now this option comes if you have to travel to the gym centre for workout. Instead of lazing on the couch, try some simple workouts at home. There are many exercises that you can do at home. You can use DVD’s or if you’ve got the space, then use a skipping rope for stamina and stability ball for core strength.

Pick your Racquet
Pick your Racquet

Sports like table tennis, badminton, and squash can be played at home; they can be played all around the year. Squash burns around 400 to 500 calories per 30 minutes. While tennis burns around 150 to 200 calories in 30 minutes.

Fight your way to Good Health
Fight your way to Good Health

Martial arts like judo, karate, taekwondo, kickboxing, and ju-jitsu can improve your agility and balance. These are some of the best fitness and martial arts that burn up to 350 calories every 30 minutes. You can learn these fitness forms before the dawn of winter and use them when you cannot go out during the peak winter months. 

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