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Top Tips For Safe Winter Running

  • By Jeff Gaudette
  • Published Jan. 10, 2014
  • Updated Jan. 10, 2014 at 12:53 PM UTC

6. Adjust Your Workout

If you’re training for an important race, it is crucial that a snow day remains a small inconvenience, not a month long injury from slipping and sliding. It is much better to bag a workout and push it to a different day than tweaking a muscle you never knew you had in the first place. Waiting a day can sometimes be the difference between a winter of consistent and healthy training and a slew of injuries that lasts until spring.

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Jeff Gaudette

Jeff Gaudette

Jeff has been running for 13 years, at all levels of the sport. He was a two time Division-I All-American in Cross Country while at Brown University and competed professionally for 4 years after college for the Hansons-Brooks Distance Project. Jeff's writing has been featured in Running Times magazine, Endurance Magazine, as well as numerous local magazine fitness columns.

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