Shandong Culture

24 Solar Terms: 6 things you may not know about Minor Cold

(Chinaculture.org) Updated: 2018-01-05

24 Solar Terms: 6 things you may not know about Minor Cold

A man skis in winter. [Photo/IC]

Winter exercise

There is an old Chinese saying that goes, "Get exercise in the coldest days of winter." Generally, Minor Cold is the coldest period in China, which is the best time for exercising and improving one’s physique. To keep warm, the children of China have special games to play, such as hoop rolling and the cockfighting game.