Cool hands, healthy heart? A new study shows that cool hands may allow you to exercise for longer periods of time…AHA spokesperson Gerald Fletcher, MD, agrees. He is also a professor of medicine in the department of cardiovascular diseases at the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine in Jacksonville, Fla. “Cool hands make a person feel more comfortable during exercise,” he says. Other ways to stay cool include working out in a gym with a fan or air conditioner, drinking cold water, and swimming.
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