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One TeamOne Fight!! Winter Workouts! Physical training in a cold environment Mrs. Leyla C. Kelter, MS, ACSM HFI HQ PACAF Fitness Program Manager.

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1 One TeamOne Fight!! Winter Workouts! Physical training in a cold environment Mrs. Leyla C. Kelter, MS, ACSM HFI HQ PACAF Fitness Program Manager

2 One TeamOne Fight!! Human responses to cold environments Preparing to exercise in cold weather Risks of cold weather physical training Minimizing the risks

3 One TeamOne Fight!! Breathing rate increases Blood pressure increases Muscular strength and endurance decreases Cardiovascular endurance decreases Blood flow to the skin is decreased Water escapes the body faster Human responses to cold environments

4 One TeamOne Fight!! Layers, layers, layers! Be well-hydrated Take a friend Protect hands, face, feet and head – wear a hat! Wear synthetic fabrics – keep moisture away Preparing to exercise in cold weather

5 One TeamOne Fight!! Wear bright colors – stand out from the surroundings Watch for patches of ice and slick snow Know the weather!! especially the wind chill Preparing to exercise in cold weather

6 One TeamOne Fight!!

7 Hypothermia – core body temperature lowered due to a shut-down response of the brain Frostbite – fluid in body tissues forms ice causing damage (sometimes permanent) Risks of cold weather physical training

8 One TeamOne Fight!! Heat exhaustion/stroke – though rare, heat illness can occur due to dehydration and being over-clothed Your mother was right – layers, layers, layers! Risks of cold weather physical training

9 One TeamOne Fight!! Questions? Leyla Kelter


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