5 Things You Need To Know Before Running In Cold Weather

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2. How running in  affects you?

The human body performs best at intense exercise when the ambient temperature is around 50°F. When it becomes cooler than this, it begins to decrease the body’s ability to perform.

The effects of such cold temperatures tend to be minimal at first. One’s ability to perform drops 1% at freezing. Past this temperature, your workout suffers incrementally. At 0°F, you typically run 10% slower. There are three reasons why you slow down when it becomes very cold.

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