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Winter Workout Safety Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Winter Workout Safety.

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Winter Workout Safety Tips

Depending on where you live, weather conditions can vary greatly throughout the year. If you enjoy exercising outdoors, the different seasons certainly bring their share of joys and sorrows. Who wouldn’t enjoy walking, running, or biking on a w...  Read more

A Beginner's Guide to Biking to Work

It makes perfect sense. Instead of driving to work and back each day—which uses gas and does absolutely nothing for your rear or your stress level—you bike your way to work, miss the traffic, burn some calories, get an energy boost, and s...  Read more

Try a New Sport this Freezin' Season

The weather outside is frightful-- but that pond in your neighborhood is delightful. Frozen solid now, it offers all kinds of possibilities for winter sports that’ll keep you trim until springtime. What’s more, if you take to the ice...  Read more

Busting the 10 Biggest Cold & Flu Myths

Eat chicken soup. Bump up your vitamin C intake. Don’t step outside with wet hair. Each year as cold and flu season approaches, you probably hear these common tricks for avoiding illness. However, not all of the prevailing wisdom about viral in...  Read more

5 Secrets to Winter Health and Energy

My monthly weight loss support group sat around looking rather dismal at the first meeting following an unexpected autumn snowstorm.  Winter was arriving sooner than anticipated, and my group voiced worrying thoughts about how they'd st...  Read more

Workout buddy wanted :)
Updated 8/23/2014 10:51:08 PM

Hi guys! I am new to this site and am greatly in need of a workout buddy to share accountability with and to keep each other motivated! I have the greatest intentions every evening for the day ahead, but every morning seems to drag and all my time ge...  Read more

Generating a weekly workout
Updated 8/22/2014 9:55:44 AM

Good morning/afternoon/evening everyone. I need just a "little" help. I'm "TRYING" to generate a weekly workout from My Fitness. I am going to my trackers, my fitness and selecting the items that I have access to at my gym and when that is done...  Read more

battery died so how do I enter my water workout?
Updated 8/21/2014 1:41:20 PM

it was 58 minutes . I put that in manually. It did not register it as a workout. And I got no steps for this. If the tracker enters the same info, it registers steps. Oh--also the spark page said the battery was still charged. It had red l...  Read more

Does anyone just do only workout DVDs as exercise?
Updated 8/22/2014 3:24:36 AM

I think I am going to quit the gym (expensive) and just do my workout DVD's. Is that enough?...  Read more

Difficulty falling asleep after afternoon workout
Updated 8/19/2014 9:49:34 AM

I work during the week (I'm in at 7AM and leave at 4PM). The best time that I can squeeze in a workout is typically in the afternoon, at around 6PM. That's when the group classes, that I'm interested in, are offered at my gym. I typically do zumba...  Read more

Early Morning Exercise

Meet group to walk/jog Monday-Friday @ 5:45 in the MORNING! It is a great way to start the day & get cardio. Love the rosy cheeks I get! Am up to 4 miles & it feels great!312...  Read more

Let Go of the machine!

If you find yourself hanging on to the cardio machines at the gym for dear life, turn the machine down a bit and LET GO! Don't let the machine help you along the way. You will burn more calories going slower by yourself than faster, using the bars fo...  Read more

Dance Dance Revolution

For those of us that love the game and realize that it's a great workout as well =)...  Read more

6 Tips to Transition Workouts from Summer to Fall

Days get shorter, temperatures dip, and the leaves fall from the trees. Fall brings many changes, but that doesn't mean your workouts have to suffer. Instead of letting these autumnal changes bring upon excuses for exercising, look for the opport...  Read more

Stick-With-It Winter Workout Tips

When the temperature drops, so can your motivation to get outside and get moving.  So how do you resist the temptation to stay curled up under a blanket until spring arrives?  According to a poll of SparkPeople.com members, 76% of exerciser...  Read more