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Cold Weather Workouts: 4 Tips

Posted on: January 11th, 2017 by Elysiann Bishop

4 tips for Winter WorkoutsMany parts of the United States have been blasted with cold weather as of late, but that’s no reason to let your New Years exercise resolution fall by the wayside. After all, exercising in the cold offers unique benefits. You’ll burn more calories as your body works to maintain its core temperature, and because the heart works a bit harder in the cold to distribute blood, you’ll boost your cardio benefits. Just follow these tips to stay comfortable and safe as you brave the elements:

Layer smart. A thin, synthetic, base layer that fits close to the skin is a great foundation for your winter workout wear – it will wick moisture away from the skin, keeping you warm. A fleece or wool layer should top this. Next, consider a breathable windbreaker or waterproof layer, depending upon conditions. (more…)