In New York City, and pretty much all over the northeast, we received a fair amount of snow in the last 48 hours. (And as I type this, we are still getting some flurries!) It can be hard to motivate yourself to get out for a run when there is so much snow on the ground or if it just too cold to go outside. I try to find at least one other person who is willing to go for runs or walks in this weather. Having someone that you are accountable to makes it a lot easier to get out of the house for a run. Having the right outerwear is also important when the weather.
It’s important not to neglect winter training. In the article linked below from Active.com, there are tips to help you out with winter training. The training you do today, will benefit you for your races in the future.
And most important, be safe when you are out there pounding the pavement, the trails, or the packed snow! And for those of you who live in warmer climates, be nice to your running friends who live in t
Keep on running.