Updated 01 April 2015

Be winter fit

Don't let the cold winter weather keep you from exercising. How much of which exercises should you do?

Don't let the cold winter weather keep you from exercising.

Even though cardiovascular exercise – such as walking, running and cycling – should form the basis of your exercise routine this winter, you should also be doing resistance training (in the gym or at home). How much of these exercises should you do?

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Two to three sessions (20 minutes each) per week should be sufficient. Start with the lighter weights and exercise all the major muscle groups in your stomach, back, shoulders, arms and legs. The intensity of the resistance exercises should be increased gradually.

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