Tag: weather

The Temperature Wimps of San Francisco 

I don’t get it.

I will never understand why men will step out of their houses wearing a jacket or coat when the temperature is in the mid 60s, when they know it will be sunny and 70 F in … [continue reading]

Do Cold Showers Lead to Fat Loss or Fat Gain?

There are some contradictory opinions on whether cold temperature exposure leads to fat loss or fat gain. Before I share my thoughts, I want to say that regardless of fat loss, I find cold weather training to be highly beneficial … [continue reading]

You Broke Your Own Metabolism

Today was a beautiful day in Seattle. It was mostly sunny in the upper 60s with no noticeable wind. In other words, it was a perfect day. Yet I looked around and I saw people wearing sweaters and jackets. I … [continue reading]

A High Intensity Approach to Cold Weather Training

It has been a while since I last posted on Cold Weather Training. For those new to the site, I began experimenting with cold temperature exposure back in 2008 as way to “toughen up” after living in the perfect … [continue reading]

My Cold Weather Challenge To You

Last winter I did a cold weather exposure project that I named No Jacket Required. It involved going without a coat the vast majority of the winter. From the post Still No Jacket Required:

Other than the Seattle

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A Chilly 84 Degrees?

I admit that when it comes to cold weather, I am a nut. I went last winter without wearing a coat for all but the 2 week snowstorm. Everyday I take a 2-3 minute ice cold rinse at the … [continue reading]