Show of hands: How many of you get excited about gearing up with cold weather apparel to go outside and exercise? Okay, so we can’t see your hands through our blog, but we’re guessing that most of you shivered a bit just at the thought of going outdoors to exercise. We get it. Wisconsin winters are, well, cold. And it’s much cozier to stay indoors wrapped up in your favorite blanket, watching movies next to the fireplace while a warming fire crackles away. BUT, before you throw winter workouts to the wind, consider this: exercising outdoors in the winter has some ah-mazing benefits.