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Why: Exercising outdoors by yourself or in the privacy of your home is a comparatively safe activity during the pandemic. And because we need to work off all that fresh baked bread, there’s been a boom in biking, inline skating and home workouts.

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The Peloton bike is a hot commodity, but its basic package costs $2,245. If you want something more affordable that’s still high-quality, this Marcy model can also give you an upper-body workout thanks to its dual-action arms, which mimic the motions you’d make on an elliptical machine, Ramirez says.

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People often look at bike commuters in cold-weather climates like they’re crazy, but cyclists quickly learn that it doesn’t take long to warm up. Most of the time, the ride is much more pleasant than standing to wait for a bus or a train. Cyclists also learn that well-ventilated shoes designed for the summer are a major liability in the cold. The rest of your body may be toasty, but it’s tough to keep your feet warm without some help. Of course, if you have a pair of Gore C5 Windstopper Insulated Overshoes, you’ll be smiling on the whole ride. These booties that go over your shoes are both windproof and water-resistant. The PrimaLoft insulation does wonders to keep your feet warm without feeling too bulky. A full-length zipper makes them easy to take on and off, and a velcro strap on the sole lets you dial in a perfect fit. They’re even reflective to help motorists see you better when riding in the dark. Even if you’re not a bike commuter, you’ll find these overshoes can extend your cycling season—that sunny day in January might be a good day for a bike ride after all.

Update: Last week’s Fix It took a second look at the flooded bike path at Alford Park just south of Carthage College. Standing water forms a l…

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It's fun to capture the movement and the exhilaration of a family adventure - whether it's wild rides at the theme park, bike or running races or rafts in the rapids.

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