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There's a popular perception, particularly among new runners, that running in cold weather is bad for you. Not so. Unless the temperature is so low that you seriously risk frostbite, it's warm enough to run. Even in those frostbite-threatening lows, carefully chosen clothing can protect you well enough to allow your daily jaunt. Read the rest of this article at:;s=2_1;site=1 A link has been provided as well. Have a safe jog!

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Q: Can you damage your heart and lungs by running in cold weather?
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