By Alison Wade on
Study finds that pre-exercise shivering makes a difference when it comes to immunity.
Exercising in the cold might reduce your body’s immune function, which could make you more susceptible to illness, according to research published in PLoS ONE. However, when research subjects went through a pre-exercise protocol that induced low-intensity shivering, their immune response was boosted after performing moderate intensity exercise.
Researchers found that when subjects ...