Top Tips For Safe Winter Running

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

8. Hydrate Like It’s Summer

It may be cold and dry outside, and you might not think that you’re sweating, but the truth is you lose almost as much fluid in the winter as you do in the summer. It’s important that you rehydrate soon after each run and stay hydrated throughout the day.

Staying healthy and running well in the winter will help you build the foundation necessary for setting personal bests in the spring and summer racing season. Use these eight helpful tips to make your winter running safer, more enjoyable, and most importantly, more productive.

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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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