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What should I wear to go running in the winter?

When exercising outdoors and in extreme elements protecting the skin is imperative. Physical activity participation in extreme cold climates makes you susceptible to frost bite or hypothermia. Be sure to dress in layers to protect the skin against frostbite or damage from the cold. It’s important to remember your body will take longer to acclimate to the cold weather so take 5-10 minutes of low level activity like walking before you move into more vigorous activity is advised.

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