This week’s Friday Five theme is Five Cold Weather Running Tips. It’s that time of year when the thought of running outside in cold weather may make you shiver even thinking about it, but here are five tips to get you through running in cold weather.
1. Dress appropriately. Wear a hat and gloves. Stay away from cotton since it holds moisture and will make you cold. Here’s a handy dandy chart that will help you figure out what to wear from SparkPeople:
2. Make sure you have traction on your shoes and be aware of your surroundings. Look out for slick spots.
Here’s a way to add traction and run on ice from http://funclimbsaroundtheworld.com/?p=1239:
4. Don’t stay in wet clothes. You’ll get colder. Change them right away to warm up.
Happy running! Do you have any tips for running in the cold?
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