29 Jan '13, 12am

.@MarkRemy answers common cold-weather running questions like, "Will my junk freeze?"

.@MarkRemy answers common cold-weather running questions like, "Will my junk freeze?"

WOW, is it cold out there! Brr, brr, brrrrrr! But still, you've gotta run, right? Right...? No, I'm really asking. Because when it's this cold, honestly, running even a couple of miles can feel like having Jack Frost shove you down and sit on your chest and smother you with a pillowcase full of dry ice. It just isn't that fun. Worse, every year around this time we see the return of the "Cold Weather Running Tips" article. A cousin of that summertime staple, the "Beat the Heat" article, "Cold Weather Running Tips" usually appears around the time journalists begin using the phrase "the white stuff ." The authors of "Cold Weather Running Tips" articles mean well, but the advice is invariably disappointing. "Dress in layers," they say. "Watch out for ice," they say. "Remember to hydrate!" they say, in a tone that makes it clear they think they've just blown your mind. "Boring,...

Full article: http://www.runnersworld.com/fun/ask-dr-daily-cold-weather...

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