Healthy Living

5 Cold Weather Health Myths Everyone Should Stop Believing

Don't ditch your outdoor run just yet.

With fall officially in full swing, it’s time to embrace those dropping temperatures and use them to your advantage. Part of that includes ditching the notions you may have about cold weather and your health.

Chilly climates can do a host of wonderful things. Take your running routine, for example. You might think it’s smart to hit the treadmill instead of the outdoor path this time of year, but running in the cold may actually improve your performance.

And that isn’t the only misconception people have about their health during the colder months. Take a look at the video above to learn the truth behind popular cold-weather myths concerning allergies, sunscreen, alcohol and more. Then get prepared to lace up those jogging shoes.

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