Is Cold Winter Weather an Excuse to Avoid Working Out? [VIDEOS]
In a word, No. As a matter of fact, some people get off by doing a deep-Winter-out-in-the-snow workout. According to Mind Body Green, there are actually some health benefits associated with working out in the cold. Well, there goes that excuse.
According to Mind Body Green, there are in fact five health benefits directly associated with working out in cold Winter conditions:
- Burn More Calories
- Endurance Performance Increases
- Working out in Winter can help fight SAD (Seasonal Affective Disorder)
- Boost "Feel Good" Endorphins during the gloomy Winter months
- It's invigorating, exciting, and fun.