Get Ready for Winter Workouts

From the Show: Train Your Body
Summary: Playing outside and getting fresh air is a great way to work out; but take heed... there are safety concerns.
Air Date: 2/4/14
Duration: 10
Host: Melanie Cole, MS
Guest Bio: Angela D. Smith, MD
angela smithAngela D Smith, M.D., an orthopedic surgeon at Nemours/Alfred I duPont Hospital for Children in Wilmington, Delaware, is a past president of the American College of Sports Medicine. Her interests focus on injury prevention and rehabilitation, particularly for young athletes and for women pursuing sportive fitness activity. Through her clinical practice and educational efforts she aims to improve each person's physical fitness, to improve their health, performance and self-esteem. Dr. Smith also works to improve the built environment to optimize daily physical activity for the people in that area. She pursues her lifelong passion as a masters competitor, continuing to win medals at the United States Figure Skating National Showcase Championships.
Get Ready for Winter Workouts
Winter workouts can be fun, exhilarating, and a real challenge.

They can also be a great way for the whole family to get healthy together.

There are, however, some precautions to take and things to know before you head out into the tundra.

Dr. Angela D Smith of the American College of Sports Medicine shares the best winter sports, as well as workout safety tips.