I prefer to work out outdoors, but even I have a finite resistance to nature. Here in the northern hemisphere, more specifically in central Europe, the temperature has dropped considerably over the last weeks. I don’t have a big problem with the cold, I just wear warmer clothes. But when I leave work it is dark outside, as it is when I go to work in the morning. This really reduces my enthusiasm to go outside to pull on those iron bars.
I’m a huge fan of working out outside for various reasons: I get to spend more time in the fresh air; I can exercise when I like, independent of opening hours; and I have a wide array of sports and exercises I can do.
Because I work during the week, that leaves only the weekends when I can work out outside during the day.
So what are the alternatives? [Read more…]