I know the calendar says Spring is here, but the weather has yet to join the fun for more than a day or two. When it warms up officially, the last thing we want is a lingering cold. To help stay healthy, exercising can be a key part of your life.
Ingrid Ozols Perdue runs several miles a week, lifts weights, cycles, does Pilates and even gets in an occasional kickboxing workout -- a regimen she credits with keeping her free of colds and the flu.
"I really haven't been ill," said the 50-year-old dermatologist from the Indianapolis suburb of Carmel. "I think I'm healthier when I exercise. I think it's positive for me."
Experts say she's right -- to a point.