Warm hands, good run
12/30/2008 9:24 AM
12/30/2008 9:25 AM
For years runners braving the cold had to make do with gloves designed for skiing, hiking or general cold weather use.
But for the past few years, running-shoe makers have ramped up production of runningspecific gloves that warm hands at the cold start of a run and attempt to adapt as hands heat up a few miles later.
“We found that the No. 1 thing a runner wants in the winter is warm, dry hands,” said Lou Fliszar, vice president of sales for Manzella, a maker of sports gloves.
Company research led to a line of running gloves made of materials that Manzella claims will wick water and block wind.
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