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Staying Fit in Bad Weather


Staying in shape when it’s too hot or too cold is a challenge, and unless you live in a perfect paradise, chances are it’s too hot or too cold about half the year if not more. It’s difficult to stay motivated in extreme weather, so consider adding a little variety into your workouts with these indoor exercise alternatives.


Indoor Rock Climbing
Rock climbing is a total body workout, and indoor climbs can happen in any weather. With rock climbing, every major muscle group gets exercised. Cardio is built into the sport as is stamina and strength training. Those who spend time at a climbing gym Denver discover that they are more mentally awake and centered after a climb. Not only can climbing lower stress, but climbers can burn over 300 calories in as little as 30 minutes.


Indoor Swimming
Although summertime and swimming go hand in hand, winter and swimming do not. Indoor swimming is an excellent work out for beginners through advanced athletes. Many YMCAs and recreation centers have large indoor swimming pools that are not overrun with small children during non-peak hours. Swimming is a great workout to do on the way home from work because it won’t matter what you look like afterward. Swimming is the perfect indoor sport for people with joint issues.

Spinning
Taking a heart-pumping ride on a nice spring day is ideal, but there are so many fewer worries in an indoor spin class. First, no one will try to run you off the road. Second, you never have to worry about someone stealing your bike. Spin class is a great way to burn calories, and you don’t have to be super coordinated to do it. Spinning improves your heart health and builds muscle. And when class is over, someone else puts the bike away.
Tai Chi
Once considered the singular domain of the aged, Tai Chi has been steadily gaining popularity with millennials. Gentle and low-impact, Tai Chi is great for those recovering from injuries, but don’t be fooled, it will give you a full-body workout if done correctly. Unlike a more dance-focused exercise class like Zumba, a Tai Chi video is easy to follow along from home.

Extreme weather is generally a very good excuse to not exercise, but if you have a few rainy days (or snow days) indoor alternatives already in your back pocket, it will be more difficult to use this excuse. And, who knows, you may discover that rock climbing or spinning become your preferred way to get in shape.

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