Don't let the cold slow you down. In fact it should speed you up!
Temperatures are going to drop this week across 42 states . Be prepared as the polar vortex sends a blast of arctic air across the USA . Lower temperatures brings challenges to the cold weather runner..
By dressing in layers you can stay warmer by trapping warm air between the layers and wear the appropriate performance fabrics The fabric should wick away the moisture; keeping you dry and warm Wearing a cotton shirt will not wick away the moisture and will quickly become wet, heavy, cold and uncomfortable. Make sure your feet hands and head are covered This is where you will experience the greatest heat loss. Consider wearing 2 pair of wick away socks as well as tights under some wind pants Wear a warm hat and scarf and wear some kind of waterproof wind breaker to protect yourself from the elements
Last but not least ....Don't forget to wear some kind of reflective gear as our daylight hours are diminished
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