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Can I Run as Fast as Usual in Cold Weather?

Aaptiv—November 11, 2017

In an article by Aaptiv, HSS sports medicine surgeon Robert G. Marx, MD, MSc, FRCSC provided tips for running in cold weather.

"Even at temperatures below zero, using the proper protection, runners may go outside. Proper protection includes a warm hat, gloves (mittens are better), a windproof jacket, pants and thermal socks," Dr. Marx said.

"When the temperature is very cold, the muscles don’t stay as loose and the body uses energy to stay warm. Nevertheless, one can get an excellent workout even when it’s very cold outside," he added.

Read the full article at aaptiv.com

 

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