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Seasonal Fitness Tips Revealed

by Dr. Enozia Vakil on January 2, 2014 at 3:54 PM
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 Seasonal Fitness Tips Revealed

New seasonal fitness tips have now been complied by an exercise science professor, which may now help us stay fit, active and warm during the cold winter months

Dr Heidi Freeman, PhD, program director of exercise science and wellness management at University of the Sciences in Philadelphia, said that once chilly weather arrives, the temptation to skip outdoor exercise routine can often be very strong, however, the cold weather does not have to mean an end to outdoor exercise, and it certainly shouldn't intimidate exercisers.

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She has listed out some ways which can help people brave cold during their exercise routine:

People should dress in layers, which they can remove as soon as they start to sweat, then put back on as needed. First, put on a thin layer of synthetic material, such as polypropylene, which draws sweat away from your body; and avoid cotton, which stays wet next to your skin. Next, add a layer of fleece or wool for insulation. Top this with a waterproof, breathable outer layer.
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Protect your extremities from frostbite by wearing a thin pair of gloves under a pair of heavier gloves or mittens lined with wool or fleece. Also, wear a thermal hat or headband to protect your ears.

Even if it's not as obvious as in the summer, people will still sweat during cold-weather workouts and pushing yourself, so drink plenty of water.

Source: ANI
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