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How to Stay Motivated for Winter Workouts

October 13, 20159 min
How can you keep your fitness goals on track during the winter months?When the weather gets a little colder, it's easy to find any excuse to stay curled up on the couch and skip your workout.The American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) recommends a minimum of 30 minutes of moderate-intensity physical activity, five days per week, and 8-10 strength training exercises (with 8-12 repetitions of each) twice per week to maintain good health.During the winter, you can either opt for walking at an indoor track, using a gym for stationary bikes or treadmills, or work out inside your home.Michele Stanton, Walking Coach, joins Melanie Cole, MS, to discuss how you can stay motivated to work out throughout the colder months.

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