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Tips for Safe Winter Workouts
Avoiding hypothermia is crucial, expert says
-- Robert Preidt
SATURDAY, Dec. 21, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- If you exercise outdoors during the winter, be sure to do so safely, an expert says.
The major concern for people who exercise in the cold is hypothermia, or too much heat loss, according to Dr. Cedric Bryant, chief science officer at the American Council on Exercise.
He offered the following tips:
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has more about cold weather hazards and safety.
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