My colleague Marvin Rishi Krishan interviewed a sports physician about this. The result: Yes and no. There are a few things to keep in mind.

Dry and cold air can dry out the mucous membranes and cause problems in the respiratory tract. So it's better to get into the habit of breathing through your nose as much as possible in sub-zero temperatures. This is how preheated, moist air enters the lungs.

Also: Make sure you wear the right clothes (hat!) and take a hot shower and drink something warm after the run.

So if you're heading outside this weekend, whether it's jogging, sledding or walking, have fun in the snow!


Yours, Kerstin Kullmann

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Picture of the Week

Finally in freedom: The lynx cat Finja dives into the northern Black Forest after her transport box has been opened. Finja is supposed to help rebuild a lynx population in the state of Baden-Württemberg. By the middle of the 19th century, the animals had become extinct there, and since the <>s, male lynxes have been immigrating again and again, especially from Switzerland. In order to stabilize the population in the future, the country would therefore like to release a total of up to ten female lynxes into the wild.

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