Just walking in the rain... and the wind and the snow
In the last few years researchers have begun untangling some of the little-known benefits of walking in wintry conditions. It turns out that the conditions most deterring us from taking a stroll are, in fact, excellent reasons to step outdoors... More here.
We have always gone out in all weather and taken the kids with us as well, and it usually makes the walk more interesting. When I used to see so many cars (4x4s of course) queued up outside the school because it was lightly raining and the little darlings could not possibly be allowed to get wet, I did wonder what this will bring in the future. For health reasons alone it makes sense to go out in all, but the very worst conditions.