Cold weather doesn't mean an end to outdoor fitness fun. Since 2007 the ski and snowboard industry has been encouraging newcomers and experienced enthusiasts to take ski and snowboard lessons by offering free and low cost programs throughout the month of January. Skiing and snowboarding is a great total body workout. In face a 130-pound adult can burn 350 calories or more per hour skiing or snowboarding at a moderate pace.
Visit www.skiandsnowboardmonth.org to find participating resorts and retailers near you.