It would be so much easier to stick to New Year’s resolutions if the new year started during the summer. In the summer, you don’t need coaxing to go for a run, ride a bike, or take a swim. In the winter, however, exercise requires more effort, more clothing, and a greater emotional commitment. There are, however, ways to build and maintain a fitness routine without leaving the warmth of your home. Here are four of our favorite ways to conquer the cold weather workout blues.
In the rush buy into the “new year, new you” propaganda before January 1, too many of us make lofty resolutions without a strategy to follow through. We create vague lists like, “lose weight, sleep more, and stress less,” but it’s difficult to measure success without specifics. Fortunately, the beauty of resolutions is that it’s never too late to make one. Here are four examples of quantifiable resolutions you can make this year.