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Cold Weather Workouts

Working Out at Home

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Updated March 26, 2010

Working out at home is a good choice during winter since you don't need a lot of equipment and you can exercise any time you want without worrying about getting to the gym when it's cold out. If you like the idea of someone else directing your workout, you might consider a workout video. Some ideas:

Other Options

You're not just limited to videos, of course. There are plenty of ways to get in great cardio and strength training workouts by creating your own workouts or using these workout ideas:

  • Cardio Coach Guided Cardio Workouts
    If you have a treadmill, elliptical or other type of cardio machine at home, try Sean O'Malley's Guided Cardio Workouts to help you stay motivated and keep your workouts interesting and fun.
  • Home Cardio Workouts
    These workouts are challenging and require no equipment. Put on some music and get moving.
  • Choose Your Own Strength Workout
    This page lists all the strength workouts at my site for every part of the body and every fitness level. You can also visit my Workout Center for even more options.
  • Choose Your Own Yoga, Pilates or Flexibility Workout
    This page includes a list of video reviews, resources for yoga, Pilates and flexibility as well as free workouts you can try at home.
The trick in working out during the winter is to try to keep it as interesting as possible. This is a great time to try a new activity, find a workout buddy or enlist your family members to help you stay motivated.
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