How to Keep Running During Colder Months

When cold weather approaches, you don’t have to give up jogging or head indoors to run on a treadmill. To keep your outdoor running on track in the chillier months, the American Podiatric Medical Association recommends the following: wear warm, light-weight, moisture-wicking clothing to keep yourself warm and dry, including a hat and gloves; shorten your running stride to increase stability and help prevent slipping on icy roads or sidewalks; stretch before and after each run to make sure your muscles are warmed up; and wear warmer appropriate running shoes that fit properly. American Podiatric Medical Association, October 2017