Five Essential Winter Running Tips

4. Hydrate!

The body cannot regulate hydration as well in cold weather, according to the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), and close to 95% of hypothermia cases result when people are not sufficiently hydrated before going out. Fluid consumption during exercise is important, not only to replenish the fluid lost from perspiring, but also fluid lost from the air you exhale. The lesson? Don’t forget to drink just because it’s cold outside!

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