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Snow Day Fun!

Posted on January 25, 2021 at 4:20 PM by Iowa Weight Loss Specialists

Snows storm in Iowa again?  Of course!  When it is cold and snowy outside, we find it hard to get ourselves outsides and enjoy activities like we do in the summer.  Our Iowa Weight Loss Specialists experts want you to know that it is important to keep moving and get outside.  Fresh air may be just what you need to help with those winter blues!   Winter doesn’t have to keep you cooped up inside.  Make sure to put on some extra layers and you’ll barely feel the cold.

These activities can be done alone or with the ones you love!  Getting the whole family involved will lead to cherished memories that you will remember forever!  You may even burn some extra calories without even thinking about it because you're having so much fun!

Fun Outdoor Winter Activities

Play in the snow!  This is not just for kids!  Try building a snow fort or making a snowman.  Go sledding, ice skating, or ice fishing.

Shovel your driveway and sidewalks.  This could be the first step to your snow fort!

Make snow angels.

Have a snowball fight.

Enjoy a night in the hot tub.  

Go snowmobiling.

Snowshoe in your local state or national park.

Take a walk outside.  Make sure to be careful when walking on sidewalks and paths if snow or ice covered. 

Fun Indoor Winter Activities

Make chili—a great cold weather dish!  Don’t like chili?  Try another soup.

Try a new recipe or teach the kids how to make your favorite recipe. 

Read a book by the fireplace.

Get out your fuzzy slippers and flannel sheets.

Sit at the window with a hot drink and watch the snow fall.

Try a new craft.  Make jewelry, scrapbooks, or knitting.

Put together a puzzle.

Have a picnic in the living room by the fireplace. 

What are your favorite winter activities? Share this article with your friends and pick a new activity to enjoy tonight.

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