Suit Up for Winter Runs

  • By Cielestia Calbay
  • Published Jan. 4, 2012
  • Updated Jan. 10, 2012 at 4:00 PM UTC

A little layering goes a long way when the mercury drops.

Written by: Cielestia Calbay

Just because the weather outside is frightful doesn’t mean you have to confine yourself to the treadmill all winter long.

And with new innovations in cold weather fitness apparel, you can forget about heavy and oversized clothing that slow you down. The key to cold weather running is layering to trap body heat while still allowing sweat to escape.

Whether you’re in the mountains, along the coast or elsewhere, these tried and tested winter gear options will keep you running safely and comfortably in frosty temperatures.

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Cielestia Calbay

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Cielestia Calbay is a contributor to Competitor magazine.

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