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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

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

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

I did my workout today and I have been falling int
Updated 7/22/2015 4:50:43 PM

I did my workout today and I have been falling into the trap of thinking "I am done for the day" I really need to clean out my laundry room, do the dishes AND the biggie do my homework!...  Read more

Need help planning workout!
Updated 7/21/2015 9:37:49 AM

I'm an 18 year old male, 200 pounds with a lot of fat: mostly in my gut, chest, and thighs, and almost no muscle. I do almost no exercise but am starting to eat healthier. Where do I start?? I don't know what kind of exercises to do, and what is...  Read more

Do you feel any after effects of a workout? O can
Updated 7/21/2015 11:42:13 AM

Do you feel any after effects of a workout? O can feel it while I'm there, but am hour or so later it's as if I have never been - no tiredness of muscle ache. Am I not working hard enough?...  Read more

looking for a buddy to workout with me, I'm having
Updated 7/20/2015 8:17:38 AM

looking for a buddy to workout with me, I'm having a lot of trouble motivating myself. I'm looking to lose 45lbs. In the Addison, TX area!...  Read more

Home exercise ideas without workout equipment? I
Updated 7/18/2015 7:18:52 PM

Home exercise ideas without workout equipment? I jump rope for 10 minutes, then clean the house, especially cleaning the kitchen floor. .....I need more ideas....  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