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What could be better than exercising without even trying? In today's busy world, making time for family and fitness after a long day or week at work can be difficult. It may seem like the last thing you want to do. Believe it or not, getting some fresh air and a bit of exercise will do wonders for your spirits and for your energy level. This winter take time to treat your kids, your dog or just yourself to some clean crisp air. Spend quality time together outdoors, enjoying yourselves with relaxed non-structured activities and feel better for it. You'll wonder why you don't do it more often.
Here are a few ideas to get you moving:
Enjoy a fresh snowfall. Fresh snow is instant fun regardless of age. New sticky snow is perfect for making snowmen, forts and snowballs. Whether you spend time together in the backyard or at a nearby park, squeals of laughter and rosy cheeks are a sure thing.
Exercise in the snow. Walking, running and playing in a few inches or a few feet of snow can be quite a job. Plan for it and use it to your advantage. Put on some snow gear, warm boots, a hat and mitts and get your added resistance exercise the fun way.
Enjoying the pleasures of winter is never as daunting as it seems. If you dress appropriately, reserve a block of time, choose an activity that suits your whole family and aim for a fun, fresh time