The body works (Q1) ______________in cold weather.
l Health experts say the body must make (Q2) ____________to keep warm in low temperatures.
l Your (Q3) ___________may also work better in cold weather.
Regular cold-weather exercising may help the (Q4) ________ system.
The winter season is also cold and flu season. Making outdoor exercise a usual part of your workout may help you avoid (Q5) _________________________. It may strengthen your body's (Q6) ________________________________.
Exercising outdoors in cold weather may help your (Q7) __________________.
Some people who suffer from "winter blues" or Seasonal Affective Disorder, may benefit from going outside to exercise in the (Q8) ____________________. An outdoor workout increases exposure to sunlight. Sunlight helps the body produce vitamin D. And vitamin D produces hormones that (Q9) ____________________.
l Frostbite is one of the most common.
l The beginning of frostbite is called "frostnip."
The most serious danger is hypothermia. Hypothermia can kill you. There are several signs to (Q10) _________________ before it is too late.
l difficulty in (Q11) ___________________
l difficulty in thinking
l slowed reactions
l unclear speech
l cold (Q12) ________________________
l (Q13) _______________________
Falling on ice
However, Dr. Sampson says it is (Q14) _________________ that creates the biggest risk for workouts outside when it is very cold.
How to do
Experts on several health websites say it is important to (Q15) _____________________. The layer closest to the body should be made of a material that takes (Q16) ________ away from the body. The next layer should be a material that traps (Q17) _____, such as wool. And finally, the outer layer should be (Q18) ____________.
Check the weather forecast
(Q19) ________________ is not the only things that will affect your outdoor workout. It is also important to consider (Q20) __________________________.