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Cold as Ice…and Still Running

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Great advice for getting in the right mindset for winter running!

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Baby, It’s Cold Outside is a Christmas song written in 1944 by Frank Loesser. It’s a conversation between a woman who has to go and a man who keeps telling her “But baby, it’s cold outside.”

“I really can’t stay
(But baby, it’s cold outside)
I’ve got to go away
(But baby, it’s cold outside)”

Runner man in fall running in autumn with gloves

Avoid the Common Excuses
It’ll soon be cold out there with lots of excuses not to leave, to stay indoors, and surely not to exercise.  Whether it’s Foreigner’s Cold as Ice, or Loesser’s Baby, It’s Cold Outside, there are many barriers to convince people that winter is a time to stay indoors and be sedentary.  It’s not. Of course winter activities can be challenging, but like everything else, “the link is what you think.”

It’s just weather. If you think it’s a great opportunity to try new activities, to enjoy the crunch of falling…

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