5 Creative Ways To Stay Fit AND Stay Indoors This Winter

Summer is gone and with it, your willingness to go jogging. Some people enjoy a winter afternoon of nose nipping outdoor fun, but for those of us who prefer to maintain feeling in our limbs while we workout this time of year can take a bite out of our fitness routine. Gyms are expensive plus you still have to go outside to get there, and there is nothing more tedious than doing crunches in your living room. The most important factor in maintaining a regular workout is to keep it fun. People are more apt to stick with it if it doesn’t feel like work. So get creative and keep your fitness fresh with these 5 fun indoor workout ideas.

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5. Time Travel

Okay not actual time travel, but do you remember the cheesy aerobics craze of the eighties and nineties? The wild outfits, the strange motivational jargon, the now hilariously outdated subtle body shaming? In 1987 you could expect to shell out hundreds of dollars for a fancy VCR and a box set of Jane Fonda tapes, but nowadays you can get both of those things at a thrift store for a couple of bucks. Or just look up one of the many antique aerobic workouts that nostalgia nerds have uploaded to Youtube. Get the cheesiest video you can find, put on a wild, spandex costume, and really get into the part. It may feel silly at first, but if you find a good tape, you’ll be laughing yourself into shape in no time. And once you release your inner jazzerciser you’ll start to understand why Richard Simmons is always so happy. Invite some friends over and make a party out of it. And when you’re done, cool down with a Tab.

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