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The Do’s And Don’ts Of Winter Running | Run S.M.A.R.T.

Published by
Chris Nickinson   on Dec 8 2010, 06:53 PM

The Do’s And Don’ts Of Winter Running
December 8th, 2010
Winter Running Tips
By Rod Koborsi
As a Houston native, I never ran indoors, never ran in pants, and wouldn’t dare be seen in tights. Then again, I had never seen more than 3 inches of snow. As I ventured into the world  and experienced winter training in Washington, DC and Colorado Springs, I realized that my stubborn ways had to change or I would risk injury or illness that could have been easily prevented.
Below are a few lessons I have learned that were imperative during winter training:
1.  Don’t start off too fast in cold weather during your runs.
Your body needs to warm-up before the machine gets going. Don’t be surprised if you are at least 15 seconds slower during your first mile. Just go with the flow and let yourself warm-up – even if that means not starting your watch until after the first mile to make sure your body is ready.

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