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It’s Not Your Imagination: Masks Make Workouts More Difficult

Summary by Cindy Olmstead

A new study shows that wearing a cloth mask while exercising is detrimental to your workout and your health. The research team at Baylor Scott & White Institute for Rehabilitation, in Frisco, Texas, found that study participants who wore a cloth mask while working out had a 14% drop in exercise time, a 29% drop in peak oxygen consumption and a reduced maximal heart rate. Most other studies involving the effects of mask-wearing while exercising assessed surgical face masks, not cloth masks....

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