I’ve just discovered something really interesting in my last few runs (from my Running Cold Experiment, see Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4) that I may not have noticed had I not implemented BodyMedia’s suggested methodology. Check this out:
Here was Trial 9 (today from 7:20-7:30, at a WARM 62ºF) with a little extra data on either side. Notice how quickly the chart falls back down to under 2 calories per minute once I stopped running at 7:30.
Now look at Trial 7 (4/14 from 3:08-3:18, at a WARM 61ºF). Again, notice the similar results, especially the fast dropoff after 3:18pm when I stopped running:
BUT now check out Trial 8 (4/19 from 3:52-4:02, at a COLD 37ºF). I stopped running at 4:02: