Make winter work for you Olympian Dean Macey has some top tips for avoiding a winter of discontent...
t feels like the end of the world. Dark all morning, dark all evening, and the promise of weekend daylight is blighted by the threat of bleak weather. Like any other warm blooded mammal, your natural inclination is to eat your own weight in stodgy food, set your alarm for spring, and hibernate. Despite the obvious excesses of the festive season, itâ€™s actually during autumn that most people start gaining weight. Diet and activity habits change, metabolic rates slow down, and we feel increasingly less inclined
to exercise. Our bodies are programmed to turn us into Christmas puddings! Fortunately, all is not lost. Those same conditions that encourage us to stay inside, feeling lethargic and miserable, are also the perfect training partner. Embracing the great outdoors is actually the simplest way to beat the winter blues! To stay healthy, feel good, and look fantastic through the colder seasons, consider these simple training tips
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Ratalogue Autumn Winter 2010 to 2011