However, the problem extends to almost all the large european urban centres, with levels of fine particulate matter that in winter repeatedly exceed the limit thresholds imposed on citizens' safety. For this reason, many people have begun to wonder what risks they are facing when training in urban areas or at any rate by the high level of fine dust in the air.
But what is the fine dust?
The term "Particulate Matter", hence the acronym PM, is used to indicate all those solid and liquid particles dispersed in the atmosphere, with a diameter ranging from a few nanometres to 500 µm and more, which are often harmful to health.
Risks and benefits: a compromise
A possible (temporary) solution
therefore their body to a much greater danger, which many considered excessive.
Looking around with full knowledge of the facts, you can come across several apps, some for smartwatches, which help you choose the best route to take to avoid the most polluted areas, or others that show specific days and times when the levels of fine dust are lower, which become so useful when you want to run safely.
Good advice, then, is essential: take the right measures, put on your shoes and prepare for a healthy sweat.