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Jogging in the Winter. oomph.
Nov 07, 2012 at 9:43 PM
Oomph that is what it took alright. I was jogging over the summer, but haven't in a quite awhile. I decided to get back to it STARTING tonight!

So I blogged tonight about it. For full blog :

My lungs hurt while running, cuz of the cold air. Any tricks? I'm going to starting using a scarf I think...

My best trick is listening to music really loudly, so I can't hear my wheezing. lol I can't believe how off track I got with jogging after my frist 5K in Sept. I got a new job and just time flew by.

Here are some ideas you could look into:
Nov 10, 2012 at 1:21 PM
Go to a shop that specializes in outdoor equipment for a neoprene mask or anything that a snowmobiler wears under their helmets. A balaclava would work, too, but that's if it's really cold.
Nov 10, 2012 at 1:19 PM
I just did my first 5K in Sept, too. Now I've got my second one next weekend. Fingers crossed that the cold air doesn't hurt my lungs too bad. Guess I'll find out. Good for you for getting back into the jogging thing! :)
Nov 09, 2012 at 9:35 PM
I breathe through a scarf during the winter because the cold burns my of my non-CF friend says that cold air hurts his lungs and the doctor prescribed a couple of puff of Ventolin before he goes for a run in cold weather. Maybe that could be something to try?
Nov 09, 2012 at 7:47 PM
I have no tips on the cold weather as it seems to not bother me all that much.

But I would agree that loud music will help! I find having my iPod up at levels that should damage my eardrums helps to block everything else out and helps me keep focus!
Nov 08, 2012 at 1:59 PM
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