The roads are a sheet of ice, and the gyms are closed. You hate to miss a workout and you don’t know what to do.
Better to be safe at home, than venture out on the ice. Here are some ideas how not to turn into a couch potato on days like this.
“There’s very good evidence” that high-intensity interval training provides “many of the fitness benefits of prolonged endurance training but in much less time,” says Chris Jordan, the director of exercise physiology at the Human Performance Institute in Orlando, Fla., and co-author of the new article. (read more)
2. Exercise during Commercials
Can’t get to the gym, spending time watching TV? Good news: You can watch at home AND still break a serious sweat! We reached out to Helena Wolin, ACE certified personal trainer and co-founder/CEO of Uplift Studios in New York City, and asked her to create a workout you can do during commercial breaks. Each of the moves below takes between two and three minutes—which means they fit perfectly between super-important plot points. (Read more)
3. Get the Family Involved
Here are some fun games that will get the heart rate up and involves the whole family. Try games like hot potato, hide and seek, and more. Visit this website for some great ideas.