If you've got a case of the winter workout blues, exercising might be the last thing on your mind, but just the thing you need. Many people promise to get back in shape after the New year, and there are a few small things you can do to make it easier to get your blood pumping again, regardless of rain or shine.
Nowadays, if you dread leaving the house during cold winter months, there are tons of ways to workout at home. Video game consoles like the Wii offer plenty of fitness options and games. While Zumba is another new fitness craze for those who get bored by routine. Zumba is a dance workout that incorporates toning and cardio to fast-paced Latin music like salsa and merengue. Taking the stairs and walking more are also small ways to increase your activity level.
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Much cooler air with temperatures more typical of mid- to late September will sweep across the Great Lakes and Northeast into next week.
Much of the southern United States dealing with the aftermath of Cindy will get a break from hot, humid and stormy conditions by the end of the weekend.
This weekend’s taste of September across the north-central United States will give way to a resurgence of heat, steamy air and severe weather by midweek.
The recent April-like rainy stretch of weather will quickly get erased by a resurgence of sizzling heat in northeastern China this week.
A welcome period of more seasonable conditions will grace Germany this weekend before the risk of stronger thunderstorms returns around the middle of next week.
Cooler air will continue to pour across the United Kingdom this weekend, providing relief from the longest June heat wave in more than 40 years.
Tropical Depression 4-E in the eastern Pacific Basin threatens to increase downpours along Mexico's southern coast into Monday.