Should You Wear A Mask While Running Or Jogging?

An expert weighs in on whether it is safe to wear a mask while running or jogging.

"When you are running or jogging, your oxygen requirement goes up several times and you need to inhale that much more air to deliver the required oxygen to the body," explains Dr. Arvind Kumar, Founder & Trustee, Lung Care Foundation. Masks block the free oxygen flow to the lungs. So they are not recommended while exercising.

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