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Do You Work Out More in the Summer or Less?

I used to think Summer was the most relaxing season of them all, but I am beginning to change my mind. While I used to think it was easier to fit in more workouts, there is vacationing to be done, BBQs to attend, and camps to get the girls to. On top of the increased social activity (and I am really not complaining about it) interfering with my exercise time, there is the weather to contend with. Heat, humidity, thunderstorms, wild fires affecting the air quality – all these conditions seem to work against me getting physical.

What about you . . .


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keiraz keiraz 9 years
I just swim more ofcourse (or only in the summer) so it is an added bonus plus walks on the beach..more for fun and checkin out ppl than exercise tho heheh and dancing is the same
jlynn818 jlynn818 9 years
I work out more but I also relax more too because school's out :)
insanitypepper insanitypepper 9 years
I work out differently in the summer. During the "winter" (Florida), I take lots of walks, climb stairs, do yard work, and any outdoor activities that seem appealing at the time. During the summer, I may go for the occasional 6:00 am run since the sun is up nice & early, but definitely stay inside & cool as much as possible. My treadmill is an option if I crank the AC way down. Sadly, the stairwell at work is not air conditioned, so it is hot as hades in the summer. I also do more weight training than cardio in the summer, to avoid getting sick from getting overheated.
runfaster runfaster 9 years
I like summer sports better than winter ones, mostly because I hate being all bundled up like the michelin man.
sayjay23 sayjay23 9 years
I tend to work out more since I am out of school for the summer... although now I have graduated from school and started my first job in the real world its harder to stay motivated after a long day at work... I still make it a point to make myself work out!
Spectra Spectra 9 years
I work out the same, no matter what the season. I like the fact that my body looks great in a bikini no matter what the weather is outside. Although, I do work out more indoors with the AC in the summer because it gets really hot.
ilanac13 ilanac13 9 years
i work out the same amount, regardless of the season. i'm always at the gym - 5+ times a it doesnt matter if it's the middle of winter or the hottest day in the summer.
anna_muffin anna_muffin 9 years
I exercise more. The longer days give me more energy and opportunities, the summer clothes give me more motivation, the studying for exams makes any other activity look hundred times better.
soulight soulight 9 years
The sun pouring into my room and waking me up gives me the motivation to actually get up and go.
GlowingMoon GlowingMoon 9 years
"I exercise the same amount no matter the season." This is me. I'm fit all year round.
Tiger_Lily Tiger_Lily 9 years
less, sadly to f***ing hot!
Lo-Lo291303 Lo-Lo291303 9 years
I work out waaaaay more since I'm a teacher and have summers off!
o0Riptide0o o0Riptide0o 9 years
I work out more, since school is out I have so much more time
Renees3 Renees3 9 years
I'm the opposite. It's too hot here in the summer (like 115) so I probably work out a little less. Winter is when I can actually be outside and stuff.
AMP AMP 9 years
I tend to workout the same amount, but its definitely harder to fit it in during the summer. Like Fit, there are parties to attend to! So, I'm trying to get things out of the way in the morning so I have no excuse not to work out and at and also so I have no excuse to say no to invitations out at night too! Win/win. But getting up is def hard
Francoisehardly Francoisehardly 9 years
More really since I can go to the park more and I'm more likely go somewhere with family where we move around more.
corduroy1 corduroy1 9 years
i work out less cuz here in texas, it is HOTT!! you cant do much of anything outside besides lay by the pool!
jasmint jasmint 9 years
It's too hot, and the sun rises earlier. I like to work out before it gets too light or warm out, therefore I work out less in the summer. Plus I just get lazy.
heyjen19 heyjen19 9 years
I totally agree with fit -- if I'm not going away, the weather is horrible. I hate to go running in the gym, so I tend to not work out when its too hot or humid or rainy.
ally14 ally14 9 years
I excercise more because I have more free time but in the winter I am trying now to excercise the same amount. It's hard when you live in a city that gets snow!
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