Stop Making Excuses, Here's How to Stay Active in the Cold

Dec 18, 2017Reading Time: 2 min

It’s no secret that it’s hard to stay active, especially during the cold and dreary winter months. With shorter days, dipping temperatures and snow flurries, the colder time of year can really get you down. But instead of hibernating this year, head outdoors and enjoy all of the fun activities that winter has to offer. By using these tips, tricks and workout insights, stay fit and active all season long with the help of a little motivation and the right equipment from The House.

 

Find an exercise you love

No matter how motivated you are, it’s doubtful you would go for a run on a beautiful day—let alone a freezing day—if you don’t like to run. One of the most important parts of staying active and staying motivated is finding the workout that works for you. You may enjoy long cardio workouts like a distance run, or you may love to cycle or walk. No matter your choice, this is the first step to staying active all year round, but especially during the winter months. 

 

Bundle up

For winter workouts, half of the battle is having the right equipment to stay warm. Warm socks, a headband, pullover sweatshirt, and gloves are all essential items that you’ll need to stay cozy this season. Try layering your existing workout gear for an even warmer experience—that way, you can peel off layers as your workout continues to make sure you don’t overheat.

 

Try winter sports

What better way to stay motivated to make it to your workout during the winter months than with an activity that requires snow? Skiing, snowboarding, and tubing are all fun and exciting activities that will make you want to be active all winter long despite dropping temps. Check out The House Boardshop to get the gear and head to the nearest resort. Hit the slopes for a day of fun and exercise in a way your whole family will be sure to love.