23 Dec '16, 11pm

Q: Does cold weather slow you down? A:

Q: Does cold weather slow you down? A:

If you stop moving and/or if you aren't dressed properly, your body core will start to cool, and your muscles will contract rapidly (shiver) to produce heat. You would have to be pretty cold (hypothermic) to reduce blood flow to the muscles, and in that situation, running performance would not be your issue. Can you run as fast in the cold? Properly dressed means you will be wearing layers, which will create drag and added weight, both of which will slow you down. Traction in the cold is another issue. Even there is no snow or ice, your footwear will be stiffer from the effects of cold on the shoe materials. This could slow you down. If there is snow and/or ice, the traction will be at its worst around the freezing mark and improve as the temperature drops, especially when it drops below zero. There are many runners in my area in Minnesota who run regularly in the cold, as...

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