Geriatrician, Hospitalist, Patient Advocate, Healthcare Educator

Indoor Activities for the Fall and Winter

Photo by Kelly Sikkema

As the weather becomes colder, it becomes more difficult to enjoy all those outdoor activities. Many people have a notable decrease in their activity level because of the weather. So what are some things that can be done indoors and still keep you working on your fitness?

  • Walking around the house
  • Hula hooping
  • Push ups
  • Jumping jacks
  • Running on the spot
  • Sit ups
  • Aerobics
  • Resistance bands
  • Weights
  • Lunges
  • Planks
  • Squats
  • Burpees
  • High knees
  • Leg raises
  • Climbing stairs
  • Yoga

Even if you don’t have a home gym or exercise machine, there are many things that can be done at home. There are a ton of videos online with exercise ideas and work outs, all it takes is effort and some determination.