An older adult's guide to exercising in cold weather
The proper warm-up, equipment, and health considerations are key to maintaining an outdoor routine.
You've grabbed a hooded jacket, and you're ready for a brisk walk in the great outdoors. But is that enough to keep you safe in cooler temperatures? An outdoor exercise routine at this time of year brings unique risks and benefits. You need a little planning and preparation to keep exercising outside in the weeks or months to come.
Know the risks
Being exposed to long periods of cold weather poses numerous health risks.