There are times in the year when exercising can be very tough and perhaps eating is the best activity to do. Sustaining a healthy lifestyle during during unpredictable weather can be awful because you become too lazy to exercise and nothing can seem to inspire you.
Put on the right clothing
In case you’re exercising during the winter, covering yourself from the harsh weather is good to prevent hypothermia. Wear several layers of clothing and remove one layer whenever you feel over-heated. Tips: the first layer cloth should be made of lightweight synthetic or polyester materials. Second is wool or polyester fleece. Last layer should be water-proof cloth to keep you dry externally. Wearing cotton material is not recommended when exercising during cold season.
In the summertime, the opposite holds true. Wear fewer layers and maybe dri fit clothing to allow your body to breathe. Stay cool by wearing lightweight training clothes that are easy to move in.
Depending on what type of exercise or sports you are going to do, make sure you wear a good pair of footwear that is appropriate for the weather. Wear light-coloured clothing to keep you visible to people with vehicles.
Check out the weather in advance
Plan ahead. Check out the weather forecast, winds, air temperatures and other factors before you decide to exercise outdoors, going to the gym, walking or jogging.
Drink a lot of water
While exercising — whether in the cold or in the heat — people tend to overlook the importance of drinking water. However, water keeps you dehydrated and warm, regardless of season. If you are exercising, drinking water helps you to sweat, breathe well and promotes urine production. You can opt for plain water or sports drink, either one will do.
Doing some exercises or sports outdoors can be very exciting, fun and challenging as well. Fitness and a healthy lifestyle take a lot of commitment. If the weather does not seem to cooperate, stay indoors and purchase an exercise video or search for online personal training courses to learn more about fitness and health.
With these tips, you’re all set for staying fit whatever the season may be.