Why Is Training In The Cold So Hard? | Do Freezing Temperatures Really Slow You Down?

Published on January 12th 2021


Training in the winter. Does anyone else just find it hard to do workouts well in the cold, feel like your power on the bike drops off, and can’t always hit the same paces on the run? What is actually going on? Mark has been exploring what happens to your body when exercising in cold weather. Subscribe to GTN: http://gtn.io/SubscribetoGTN Check out the GTN Shop: https://gtn.io/Lf We love running on those lovely crisp winter mornings but we have to admit, often we feel like my training suffers a little when it’s cold. For starters, struggling to get out of the house - that’s understandable. But does anyone else just find it hard to do workouts well in the cold? I feel like my power on the bike drops off, and I can’t always hit the same paces on the run. I’ve always blamed it on the cold, but why? What is actually going on? If you enjoyed this video, make sure to give it a thumbs up and share it with your friends. 👍 Submit your content here: https://upload.globaltrinetwork.com/ Watch more on GTN... 📹 Running For Weight Loss 👉 https://gtn.io/RunForWeightLoss 📹 Essential Winter Bike Accessories & Kit! 👉 https://gtn.io/WinterRidingTips Music - licensed by Epidemic Sound: ES_Big (Instrumental Version) - Pandaraps ES_Cupcake Delivery - Dylan Sitts ES_play along - shamgang ES_Shaking - Dylan Sitts Photos: © Triathlon / Getty Images The Global Triathlon Network (GTN) is the world's biggest triathlon YouTube channel, with new videos every day! GTN is for anyone who loves triathlon: from seasoned triathletes to first timers – and everyone in between! With the help of our former pro and Olympic medal winning team, we’re here to inform, entertain and inspire you to become a better triathlete; including videos on: - How to swim, bike, and run faster with expert knowledge - Try our session ideas - Investigations into wide ranging topics - The best triathlon bike tech and gear with pro know-how - In-depth, entertaining features from the heart of the sport - Chat, opinion and interact with us across the channel and on social media! Join us on YouTube’s best triathlon channel to get closer to the sport and to become a better, faster and fitter triathlete! Welcome to the Global Triathlon Network. Thanks to our sponsors: Canyon bikes: http://gtn.io/canyon-bikes Felt bicycles: https://gtn.io/Felt MET Helmets: https://gtn.io/MET ON Running: http://gtn.io/On-Running Orca: http://gtn.io/Orca Park Tool: http://gtn.io/parktool Profile Design: http://gtn.io/profiledesign Selle Italia: https://gtn.io/SelleItalia Team Bath: http://gtn.io/TeamBath Wahoo: https://gtn.io/Wahoo Zwift: http://gtn.io/zwift YouTube Channel - http://gtn.io/YouTube Facebook - http://gtn.io/Facebook Instagram - http://gtn.io/Instagram Twitter - http://gtn.io/Twitter Google+ - http://gtn.io/GooglePlus Strava Club - http://gtn.io/stravaclub GMBN Tech - http://gmbn.tech/subscribe GCN Tech - http://gcntech.co/subscribe EMBN - http://embn.me/subscrib