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What I wear running in the winter

Bit of a chilly run today. It is 13 degrees and windy. I wore two layers of everything including gloves. I like those big fuzzy yellow work gloves with the black cotton work gloves inside. My hands stay warm at any temperature with those. Over a t-shirt I had a hooded sweatshirt with a vinyl windbreaker. I also wear a stocking cap under the hood. I hate those stocking caps that keep sliding down over your eyes. I also remove the string on hood or stuff them in side so they don't swing back and forth sometimes hitting your cold cheeks. On days like this I wear two pairs of runners tights.

Don't you just love...

When you go for a run it is perfect weather. It is sunny and Comfortably cool. You are just coasting along with absolutely no effort. When you finally quit and go home for a glass of ice tea, you get that incredibly good feeling that you get after a good run.

The real runners high

Runners high is caused by the release of a naturally occurring painkillers called endorphins during exercise. These are released at different levels in different people. They probably date back to the early development of human beings and the fight or flight response to danger. They are responsible for a feeling of euphoria and well being after intense exercise.

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