Letshego Zulu
2 minute read
11 May 2020
4:47 pm

Don’t let the cold weather interrupt your workouts

Letshego Zulu

If you can commit to six five-minute routines throughout the day, it is also a workout.

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When the weather becomes colder, human beings tend to move less, eat more comfort food and hibernate. This is quite automatic but many people are unaware of the great benefits of exercising during the winter months. In colder temperatures, your heart does not have to work as hard, you sweat less and expend less energy. This means you can exercise more efficiently. Studies have shown that exercising in cold weather transforms white fat (especially belly and thigh fat) into calorie-burning brown fat. Contrary to popular belief, exercising in winter can boost your immunity. According to the Centres for Disease Control...