Elite Edge Transformation Center - December 2019

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INSIDE This Issue

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The Challenges That Brought Me to Elite Edge

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Securing Your Smartphone While You Sweat Client Stories

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Classic Roast Chicken A Well-Oiled Machine

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Tips for Running and Jogging in Cold Weather

Running in a Winter Wonderland TIPS FOR RUNNING AND JOGGING IN COLD WEATHER

Maybe you love the majesty of a winter’s morning, or maybe you just hate the treadmill. Whatever your reason is for wanting to run or jog outside in the dead of winter, remember to take the proper precautions before stepping out. Runners face challenges during the winter that they don’t face any other time of year. If you want to experience the winter safely, there are a few things to keep in mind. If you’re planning on braving the snow and frigid temperatures, try to spend 10–15 minutes warming up before you walk out your front door. Cold weather naturally tightens muscles and joints, so stretching your limbs in a heated environment is a good way to ensure maximum comfort and minimum risk of injury when you’re running in the cold. Warm up inside first .

beaten path, then you need to make sure your shoes are up to the challenge. If your running shoes have worn soles, then you’ll need to get a new pair with soles that will grip the ground better before stepping out on the ice. Regardless of how amazing your shoes are, remain vigilant about where you’re stepping. Yes, it is cold outside, but your body will naturally warm up as you run, just like it would with any other physical activity. Think of what you would normally wear to stay comfortable in the cold, and then wear one less layer when you’re running. Of course, you should keep other weather elements in mind as well, such as wind, rain, and snow, when you’re picking out your running clothes. Finally, if a day is particularly cold, snowy, or windy, don’t force yourself outside for the sake of your health. Sometimes, a good bowl of soup and a roaring fire can be just as physically satisfying as a run outside. Dress down a layer.

Wear shoes with traction.

If your favorite running path is covered with snow and ice, you should consider finding a different route. But, if you can’t resist going down your

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