7 reasons to exercise outdoors this winter

Don't be a fair-weather exerciser—make sure to enjoy the outdoors this winter. Here are seven reasons why
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Get outside! - 7 reasons to exercise outdoors this winter Web exclusive, November 2009

Get outside!

It’s cold outside, so all the more reason to keep your exercise routine strictly indoors, right? Not so fast. There are plenty of health-promoting reasons to get your exercise groove on in the great outdoors this time of year. With the right warm gear, you can still enjoy many of your favourite warm-weather ways to keep fit, or go with the snow flow by enjoying winter sports like cross-country skiing that get your heart pumping. From gym-germ avoidance to lining your wallet with more green, here are the top reasons to take it outside.

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