Getting enough physical activity all year round is easy!

There are Plenty of Winter Activities You Can Do in The Philadelphia Area!

Winter Activities in PhillyGrab your friends for a weekend in the Poconos filled with skiing, snowboarding, hiking, and snow tubing. Check out some local ski resorts or the ever popular ice rinks. The Blue Cross River Rink also has festive activities to make it a night out. Longwood Gardens or Peddler’s Village are great places to get your steps in while enjoying the holiday season. We can all count on another big snowstorm this winter to have a snowball fight or even build a snowman. Keep up your regular fitness routine and add in these fun activities to double your physical activity.

Calories Burned for 1 hour of Work:

Ice skating 300 calories
Skiing 400 calories
Sledding 475 calories
Snowshoeing 500 calories
Shoveling 400 calories
Snowboarding 475 calories
Mall walking/shopping 250 calories
Housework 225 calories
Snowball fight 400 calories
Building a snowman 275 calories

Children and adolescents should do 60 minutes or more of physical activity daily including aerobic exercises and strength training. Adults should do at least 150 minutes a week of moderate-intensity aerobic activity or 75 minutes a week of vigorous-intensity aerobic activity. You can get enough physical activity through these fun winter workouts and activities!