How to Keep Fit in Winter
As the days get colder and darker, getting out of bed is harder and getting back into bed is oh so much easier! That’s why we often see our motivation to exercise drop. It’s true, exercise becomes more difficult at this time of year, but it’s not impossible! And trust us, the physical and mental health benefits from exercising are worth it… so we’ve put together some top tips for staying fit this winter.
Keep it social (when safe to do so of course)
Exercising with others keeps things fun and it keeps you in a good routine… why? Because not only do you enjoy it, but you and your buddy are in it together. It’s not hard to convince yourself to skip a session (or two), but if you have a buddy, you won’t want to let them down meaning you’re more likely to stick with it.
Keep warm with under layers, gloves and hats. Have a jacket on standby for after your workout routine… our bodies cool down quickly once we stop moving.
Variety is key
Few people enjoy doing the same thing again, and again… and again (you get the idea). Keep things interesting by mixing up your routine… that way, it will be way more enjoyable. You can thank us later!
Train at home
If it’s too cold or wet to venture outside… don’t worry! Work out in the comfort of your own home. You’ll find endless routines online. Choose from a free workout or sign up for a subscription service. Swap out weights with a couple of tins cans… there are almost always equipment alternatives.
We all need a rest sometimes and that’s ok! Listen to your body and take a day off when you need it. You’re better jumping back in refreshed rather than pushing yourself too far.
Our upcycled crackers and UP Bar and Bites have been designed to fit your active lifestyle. Our delicious and nutritious plant-based, Non-GMO, 100% natural snacks are the perfect snack to fuel your body before or after a workout (or during if you just can’t help yourself). They’re packed full of protein and fibre!
We almost forgot… they’re not just any type of delicious, they’re sustainably delicious! You can do your bit for the planet bite by bite.
So look after yourself and the planet with the Upcycled Grain Project, we’re good for you and even better for the planet!