Every run I get in this month is another winter run I didn't wuss out on! Today, it's actually a little chilly out, but I banged out a quick 4+ miler and got back to do some bodyweight stuff. I have been touting Scott Jones at AthleteonFire and BecomingUltra for years now. He is great. He has great podcast interviews/guests, easy advice for all experience levels, and really promotes the idea that everyone is an athlete.
Today, I employed Scott's tips from his Becoming Ultra podcast episode #11. Simply put, he talks about adding basic bodyweight exercises to the routine when you are swamped around the holidays. If you can't get out for a big run, or a full gym workout, do some push ups, squats, lunges, etc. Get some work in on the athlete side of you for an all around athletic, coordinated self.
After my run, I did three simple sets of these four exercises and it didn't take long, but I am better for it.
I'm going to follow Scott's advice and try to do a few time friendly bodyweight exercises everyday. Some days will be more, some less, depending on the run situation for the day. However, since I'm not a big "working out" guy, this might be a less painful way of adding to my overall fitness and adding some interest to it.