Canada is an outdoor paradise! Read on to learn how to get a great calorie burn while also having a blast.
Here are some of the top ways to get hot on a cold Canadian day. And if your schedule or lifestyle doesn’t allow you to take in the fun in the great outdoors, we’ve provided you with some gym-based alternatives to get you ready for the real thing.
If you’re a thrill seeker, this is a great activity to try.
Health benefits: muscular and cardiovascular endurance, increased muscle tone, core stability, increased flexibility
How can sliding down a snowy hill on an inflatable tube not be fun? You can do it at any age and with friends and family.
Health benefits: increased muscular and cardiovascular endurance, and possible weight loss if done regularly
Ice skating can be enjoyed with family and friends, and you can do it both indoors and outdoors.
Health benefits: increased heart and lung health, increased cardiovascular and muscular endurance, and possible weight loss if done with intensity
With the wind in your face and the powder below your feet, you can enjoy the beauty of the mountain for hours on end.
Health benefits: increased lower-body strength, balance, coordination, increased muscular and cardiovascular endurance
Many Canadians have swapped their skis for a snowboard to tame the mountain.
Health benefits: increased cardiovascular and muscular endurance, balance, core stability
The gym will be there for the rest of the year, but for now, why not take to your local mountain, frozen pond, or waterfall to fully enjoy the Canadian wonderland outside your doorstep?