Chiro1Source - December 2019

Tips for Running and Jogging in Cold Weather RUNNING IN A WINTER WONDERLAND 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.


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Dr. Dan Davidson, the chiropractor who runs the Back Resort clinic in Salem, Virginia, has long been one of our best customers.

Warm up inside first.

He’s a real believer in our products and their ability to

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.

help patients. So this fall, he and Chiro1Source owner Josh Walker decided to join forces on a brand- new project for business owners, the “Source to Success” podcast. “We all have sources to our success, in life, business, and in health,” Dr. Davidson explains. “As doctors and health care providers, we’re trying to help

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 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.

patients tap into the source of their success. That one product, service, or at-home stretch can be the yeast in the bread that makes the whole thing come together.”

Dress down a layer.

The podcast, released in late November on SourcetoSuccess. com, offers listeners a new 15–20-minute episode every week. It covers topics specific to chiropractors, like how to use products to empower patients to take control of their health, but Josh and Dr. Davidson also dive into the broader strokes of

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.






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