When it’s cold and dark outside, the temptation to skip exercise is strong. But staying active can uplift your mood and keep you fit. Plus, moderate exercise can even strengthen your immune system, lowering your risk of seasonal illnesses.
Essential Tips for Cold Weather Exercise
- Warm up: Always warm up for at least 10 minutes to avoid muscle strain.
- Dress right: Wear layers, including a hat and gloves, to stay warm.
Find Your Active: free home workout options
Get fit at home with the Find Your Active YouTube channel. From Tai-Chi to Body Combat, there’s something for everyone. All for free!
Local Resources to Get You Started
Unsure where to start? Use the Active Essex Activity Finder to discover local groups and activities tailored for you.
Community Support: Active Essex Community Connectors
Get personalised support through Community Connectors who can guide you to suitable activities and even accompany you to your first session.
Getting active when you live with a long-term health condition
Living with a long-term health condition? You’re not alone. “We Are Undefeatable” offers resources and support to help you get active regardless of your health challenges.