What audacity Mother Nature has to inhibit your training. The nerve of some cold front to move in just when you were seeing gains and achieving goals. You can't be expected to train in weather like this, everyone says it's dangerous, better safe than sorry, you're crazy (that seems to be a common one) so with frigid temperatures sticking around, you may think your training will suffer.
It doesn't have to.
Those warnings and naysayers are the people who don't understand what it is like to maintain that grueling routine. They are the same ones who don't have time in their busy schedule to carve out a 30 minute workout here, a 60 minute one there. Any excuse will do and today it's the cold. You do need to be prepared and that's why you're here. If you consider the weather, any type, an obstacle to overcome and make goals to continue your training, you will continue your training and boost your confidence.
Before heading out there and scoffing at those with less resolve, don't forget, it's still below freezing. Here are 10 things you need to know to train in the cold.