6 Winter Workouts for Runners

In addition to unpredictable, often frigid weather, running during winter poses other challenges: motivational and logistical ones that can make some throw in the towel until spring comes. While it's perfectly fine and healthy to take a break from running at some point during these dark, blistery days, on the flip side, it's a great time to pick an early spring race and start the elemental work that will form a healthy foundation on which to build during the warmer months. The following workouts are ideal for this time of year: They can be modified easily to suit your current fitness level (and mood) and can be performed indoors on a track or treadmill or outside when the sidewalks are clear.

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