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Winter Exercise

Real-Life Fitness Strategies To Survive The Winter Months

U.S. News & World Report | Erin Schumaker | Posted 12.31.2015 | Healthy Living

Winter is coming, and it can pack an unhealthy punch. With the change in weather, activity levels naturally decrease, we reach for comfort foods that ...

7 Big Benefits Of Exercising Outside This Winter

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 12.11.2014 | Healthy Living

Let's face it -- it's tough to find the motivation to exercise outside these days. During the work week, sometimes both legs of our daily commutes are...

7 Wacky Races We're Dying To Try

SELF | Posted 04.30.2014 | Healthy Living

I'm kinda over the same point-A-to-point-B road races. And plain pavement running in this weather? Please. So, I took a look around, and, shockingly, there are almost more unique, kooky, wait-I-have-to-sign-up-for-that fitness races in the winter than the tolerable-season months!

6 Tips To Make Running In The Cold A Little Bit Better

Posted 01.31.2014 | Healthy Living

By Amy Schlinger for Life by DailyBurn If you love running, there's not much that will stop you from getting outdoors to pound the pavement -- exce...

LOOK: Your Favorite Winter Workouts

Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living

No matter the benefits of outdoor exercise -- like improved focus, faster healing and higher vitamin D levels -- even the most devoted of nature lover...

Winter Workout Tips That'll Keep You Motivated Through The New Year

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living

Wintertime brings cold temperatures, darker days, rain and snow, so it makes sense that most Americans are retreating from regular exercise in favor o...

How To Exercise In Cold Weather

Posted 12.09.2013 | Healthy Living

By Laura McMullen for U.S. News Nose dripping. Eyes watering. Cold air freezing your throat, filling your lungs and drifting from your mouth in the...

7 Ways To Burn Calories On A Winter Weekend

Posted 01.07.2013 | Healthy Living

When the temperature dips below freezing and the snow starts to fall, it's tempting to spend a lazy Saturday or Sunday (or both!) curled up under the ...

8 Tips For Staying Healthy And Happy During The Holidays

Leana Wen, M.D. | Posted 02.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Leana Wen, M.D.

Christmas, Hanukkah, New Year's -- these are supposed to be times of celebration, togetherness, and happiness. Yet, they can bring challenges to our physical and emotional health. Here are eight tips for staying healthy and happy during this season of joy.

A Checklist for Your Winter Weather Workout Wardrobe

Maureen Anderson | Posted 01.30.2013 | Healthy Living
Maureen Anderson

Sure, it takes time to dress for cold weather workouts. But running laps around a dozen people sweating it out on treadmills while they watch MSNBC doesn't compare with rounding the bend to discover a pack of kids playing hockey on a frozen neighborhood lake.

Feeling The Winter Chill? 8 Healthy Ways To Warm Up

Posted 11.10.2012 | Healthy Living

There's a new November chill in the air, and it seems it's here to stay. While some of us thrive in the colder temps (can we get a "hooray" for pu...

Winter Exercise Gear For Every Outdoor Workout

The Huffington Post | Meredith Melnick | Posted 01.18.2012 | Healthy Living

You've worked hard to maintain an outdoor fitness routine -- maybe it's biking or trail running. But in winter months, it can be hard to dress appropr...

EXPLAINED: Do You Burn More Calories In The Cold?

Posted 11.16.2011 | Healthy Living

By Hanna Brooks Olsen for If holiday weight gain is at the top of your "naughty" list this season, you may be looking for extra ways ...

Laura Schocker

8 Winter Health Excuses, Busted | Laura Schocker | Posted 01.09.2012 | Healthy Living

Perhaps no season is loaded with as many potential health setbacks as winter -- shorter days, decreased light, colder weather, holiday cookies and Tha...