Don’t Let Bad Weather Derail Your Fitness Plans

It looks like we’ve got a pretty serious snow storm on the way. I was hoping we were over all this winter weather. But don’t use the bad weather as an excuse to not work out today. Shoveling snow can really burn some calories!
Calculate how many calories you’ll burn from shoveling snow.

snow map

Before you head outside here are some things to remember to keep you safe.

Stretch out and warm-up before you start shoveling, just like you should before any workout.
Stay hydrated. Even though it’s cold you’ll still be working up a sweat.
Most importantly, use good form! So many people hurt their backs from shoveling snow. Don’t be one of them.

shoveling snow

If shoveling snow is not in the cards for you today you can still get your workout in at home. Give one (or two) of these home workouts a try. If you do, post how long it took you to finish in the comments.

WORKOUT 1
5 Rounds for time
30 Lunges
20 Squats
10 Push-ups

WORKOUT 2
1 Round for time
25 Squats
5 Push-ups
20 Squats
10 Push-Ups
15 Squats
15 Push-ups
10 Squats
20 Push-ups
5 Squats
25 Push-ups

WORKOUT 3
As Many Rounds As Possible (AMRAP) in 20 minutes
5 Push-ups
10 Sit-ups
15 Squats

WORKOUT 4
50 Burpees for time

WORKOUT 5
2 Minutes of lunges
1 Minute rest
2 Minutes of squats
1 Minute rest
2 Minutes crunches
1 Minute rest

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