Warming up before exercise is always important, but even more so when your muscles are at risk of becoming especially tight in low temperatures. Furthermore, you may need to invest in reflective clothing if running during the early or late hours so that drivers on the road are aware of your whereabouts. The Independent spoke to several experts for their top tips on running during winter.
Kaitlyn Curran had reached mile 16 of her first ever marathon when her boyfriend got down on one knee.
"While this extra fat means I'll never a six pack, it's a small price to pay to have an energetic, healthy body"