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Exercising outdoors in cold weather

Updated: October 16, 2014

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By Dr. Anne Fabiny, Editor in Chief, Harvard Women's Health Watch

I'm a real advocate for exercising outdoors in all types of weather. It's a great way to get the health benefits of physical activity and experience the changing seasons at the same time. And I never feel as invigorated as I do when I finish a winter run. If you aren't a runner, a walk might have the same effect.

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