Health & Fitness

Warm hands, good run

For years runnersbraving the cold had tomake do with glovesdesigned for skiing, hikingor general cold weatheruse.

But for the past fewyears, running-shoemakers have ramped upproduction of runningspecificgloves that warmhands at the cold start of arun and attempt to adaptas hands heat up a fewmiles later.

“We found that the No.1 thing a runner wants inthe winter is warm, dryhands,” said Lou Fliszar,vice president of sales forManzella, a maker ofsports gloves.

Company research ledto a line of running glovesmade of materials thatManzella claims will wickwater and block wind.