Category Archives: outdoor exercise

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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Baby, It’s Cold Outside

By late morning, the temperature here has warmed to 14 degrees. For wintertime exercise in cold climates, most people opt to stay indoors – or simply skip the workout. I, however, love exercising outdoors, and recommend it to others. I … Continue reading

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Exercising Outdoors Has It’s Perqs

Do you exercise in a gym, at home, or outdoors? If you get your exercise outdoors, you could be getting more juice from your workouts beyond the physical benefits. A review of existing studies found that exercising outdoors showed an … Continue reading

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Daylight, Get It While You Can!

Exercising outdoors has benefits beyond just the physical. I just posted some recent research over on the Life-Cise News page which has found that even 5 minutes of outdoor activity can boost mood and improve self-esteem.  And in related news, … 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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