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HPS 1570 Walk/Jog Mrs. Doris J Morris Preparation
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Preparation SHOES – Appropriate for activity of choice Well-padded Should fit snugly at heel and instep Outer soles should be constructed of solid rubber or carbon rubber for long wear Tread should be appropriate for surface Shoe should be breathable When buying shoes, try them on with the socks you will wear. Purchase from a reputable shoe store.
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Preparation Technical apparel: Fabric should be able to wick moisture away from body. Cotton holds sweat; making you cold in cold weather and miserable in hot weather. (This applies to underwear as well as clothing) Clothing should be 1. Light-weight 2. Comfortable
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Preparation Loose clothing can cause chafing. Women should wear a good supportive sports bra with smooth seams. A poor- fitting bra can lead to chafing.
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Preparation HOT WEATHER Skin must be allowed to sweat freely.
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Unformatted text preview: Clothing should be lightweight and minimal. Wear synthetic blend (technical) clothing (Cool Max, DriFit). Choose socks made of synthetic blends. Cotton will keep your feet wet, leading to blisters. Dress in light colored, not too loose clothing. Preparation COLD WEATHER Protect your head. In cold weather you lose 40% of your heat. Upper body Layers! Layers trap body heat and allow moisture to move through the layers and evaporate. Hands Wear moisture wicking gloves. Approximately 30% of heat is lost through extremities. Legs Running pants or tights made of synthetic material. Legs generate a lot of Preparation Optional clothing or accessories 1. Workout watches 2. iPod/iPhone Apps 3. Reflective material for nightime 4. Heart rate monitor 5. Pedometer...
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This note was uploaded on 11/11/2011 for the course HPS 1570 taught by Professor Dorismorris during the Fall '11 term at Kennesaw.

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