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Exercise in Cold Weather

Cold temperatures not only affect comfort during your rides and races, but they also impact performance. The impacts effect everything from metabolism to fueling, from muscle function to respiration.

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Exercise in the Cold Pathway

Exercising in cold weather has a significant impact on our physiology—from breathing to metabolism to performance. In this Pathway, you’ll learn about the physiological and psychological effects of cold from renowned environmental physiologist Dr. Stephen Cheung and many other experts.