Does Winter Running Burn More Calories?

  • By Marty Munson
  • Published Dec 10, 2012
  • Updated Dec 10, 2012 at 1:49 PM UTC

Winter runs are some of the most satisfying runs you’ll have all year. True or false… You decide. But “people run in Minnesota when it’s minus 20 degrees out. Some people would never go out in that, and others say it’s the most peaceful time they’ve ever exercised,” says Castellani. “I like to quote a phrase by David Bass, who was a director here at our labs, that really sums it up: ‘Man in the cold is not necessarily a cold man.’”

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