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Getting Fit Outdoors Doesn't Have to Cost a Fortune

Don’t let the cold get you down. Get outdoors, have fun and stay fit. Huddled in front of the fire is one way to pass the cold winter days, but Calgary pediatrician Dr. Peter Nieman says keeping active all year round is an important element in combating childhood obesity.

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Sneak Workouts Into Your Busy Fall Schedule

With Autumn often comes a lot of busy days. This is particularly true if you are returning to school or you have children that are. With the extra-curricular activities that come with school, you probably find it difficult to stick to your workout routine, at least until your new Fall schedule becomes commonplace for you.

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Workouts For You

Summer is officially here. Finally you can pack away your sweaters and get outside. Summer offers extras hours of daylight and with it the opportunity to spend even more time enjoying outdoor activities. For many, this means more time doing physical activities and playing sports. That's a definite positive - more physical activity equals more calories burned and more muscle tissue gained.

But, it is also important to remember the potential dangers that also come with exercising in hot conditions. As long as you know the dos and don'ts of working out in the heat, then you can fully take advantage of all the fun of summer.

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