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Try wearing a pair of wool socks inside your footwear. I used to hike and canoe in MEC reef boots -- basically a neoprene boot with a rubber sole. I would wear a thin pair of polypro socks and a pair o wool hiking socks in them. While my feet were wet all the time, the extra insulaiton from the socks made all the difference. Depending on how snug your ...


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You can definitely train cold resistance, yes. It’s mostly a case of continuous practice. But in your case you might find it much simpler to just move your feet more. It’s very easy to shuffle about a bit on a board.


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5mm wetsuits are fine for swimming in water temperatures down to around 3 or 4 Celsius. For water around freezing, you will want a dry suit if you plan to spend much time immersed. Be aware that there are no suits suitable for those temperatures that are easy to swim in - the shoulder joints are stiffer than you would want. Of greatest criticality in cold ...


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