Category Archives: winter activities

Baby, It’s Still Cold Outside!

Yup, I went out for a run today. Seventeen degrees. As I ran, I thought of things I wanted to add to yesterday’s post about cold weather outdoor exercise. I remember when I was in college at Northwestern. Lake Michigan … Continue reading

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Fun (and Exercise) in a New York Winter

In the spirit of fun, here’s what I’ve been doing for fun & exercise with all our snow (that’s Ron): I also tried to get some action shots. Hat-cam did not work. I also tried belt-cam and bra-cam. Both have … Continue reading

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Today’s Life-Cise Workout Is Brought To You By The Letter B (for blizzard)

Snow! No gym for me today! – not when there’s skiing to be done.Besides a lot of shoveling, my workouts the last two days have been on skis. Skiing this morning before rehearsal. Skiing yesterday afternoon during the blizzard. Skiing … Continue reading

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My Great Outdoor Workout For The Day – Upper Body Strength A Plus!

I didn’t go to the gym today, but I got a great workout anyway. We recently had to clear some trees around the house. The trees are down, cut up, and ready to be split. That was my workout – … Continue reading

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Wearing a Hat and Other Myths….

In this month’s British Journal of Medicine, researchers once again dispel common medical myths. Last year, Rachel Vreeman and Aaron Carroll, of the Indiana University School of Medicine looked at several common medical beliefs and discovered they were nothing more … Continue reading

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Outdoor Winter Exercise

With the first major snow of the season here in New York, I’ve been thinking about outdoor exercise. A whole lot of people head indoors to the gym to exercise when it gets cold (or they just don’t exercise). But … Continue reading

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