Youre going to be wet -- from the inside with sweat or from the outside via the elements above.The solution lies in regulating body temperature. This is possible in the winter, when cold temps combined with the right type of ventilating outerwear can Replica Corum 02120.015000 Bubble Quartz Watch acquiesce a tenuous equilibrium between the body overheating and the skin staying too cold.In rain or sleet, I have found its almost impossible to stay dry. This isnt a concern for a nightly training run. You can come home and shower or change. But on long endurance events like an adventure race, which mixes aerobic output into a wilderness survival scenario, too much sweat can soak a body to the edge of hypothermia.
For now, when I race, Ive surrendered to staying wet. I try and keep warm when I stop, but usually if the weather is bad you just cannot stop for long before the cold starts to creep. Jackets like the Majik serve as a layer of protection from wind and water. You can hunker down and stay warm if youre at least somewhat dry inside. The Majik and its Replica Corum 02130.521400 Bubble Quartz Watch ilk also work fine for biking, where wind cools you, or during moderate aerobic output like hiking or jogging.But for running, I found the high-priced Majik to be far from mystical. Hocus pocus, maybe. But not magic.[Editors Note: Another editor that tested the jacket in New Mexico really liked it for winter running].Stephen Regenold writes a daily blog on outdoors gear at .
After a day of weather on Tuesday so warm that the men were stripping down to their long johns (The difficult part was keeping our skin covered so it wouldnt freeze or burn, said Kevin Vallely), the Antarctic winds picked up yesterday, sending the team Replica Corum 11140.119710 Debutante Watch indoors after a long training session. Weather permitting, they hoped to travel to Hercules Inlet this morning, the taking off point for their planned record-setting trip to the South Pole.With the trek about to begin, Vallely and Ray Zahab are gaining a clearer understanding of whats in store.