Put on the Snow Shoes

Snowshoeing may provide a better workout than running or walking.

Question:
Can you get as good a workout with snowshoes as with running? If so, how?
Answer:
If by “good,” you mean a workout that leaves you sweat-soaked and panting, then snowshoeing may provide a better workout than running or walking. In one of the few studies to directly compare those activities, researchers in Vermont found that snowshoeing in powder at less than 3 miles per hour requires about the same exertion as jogging on level ground at more than twice that speed. more

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