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The Chill Factor

In the December print issue, Health reporter Alyssa Shaffer writes about working out in cold weather.  The winter is no excuse to stay indoors - some studies show that you may actually burn more calories when you break a sweat in the cold. 

"It feels easier to exercise in a cooler climate," says Pamela Geisel MS, CSCS, exercise physiologist at HSS, who notes that your body does need time to warm up so don't go too hard, too soon.

The full article is in the December 2018 print issue.