Anyone who exercises in the cold can tell you about the runny/clogged nose dilemma. What do you do? Wipe it on your glove or sleeve? Blast a snot rocket into traffic?
The booger buildup can seriously interrupt your ride. If you’re clogged, breathing becomes more cumbersome. If you’ve got a slow leak, your hands are constantly coming off the bars to clear away the mess.
Personally, I’m a glove wiper. Although my new gloves don’t have the same absorbency as my last pair. But after seeing this video on Runner’s World website, I may change my habits, save my gloves and aim for the pavement (or whoever is riding with me).
5 Steps to the Perfect Snot Rocket
Clearing your nostrils while you run is part science, part art—and totally useful. Here’s how to do it right.
So what’s your preference? Glove, sleeve, snot rocket or something completely different?