Summer Activities Bellevue WA

It’s important to remember that physically exerting yourself under extreme heat and humidity for a prolonged period of time can be very hard on your body and can lead to illness. Proper precautions should be taken to prevent heat cramps, heat exhaustion or heat stroke.

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Hot weather workouts

Along with the beautiful summer weather comes the heat, which can be close to unbearable during everyday activities, not to mention during a workout. It’s important to remember that physically exerting yourself under extreme heat and humidity for a prolonged period of time can be very hard on your body and can lead to illness. Proper precautions should be taken to prevent heat cramps, heat exhaustion or heat stroke.

When working out on a hot day, try to control the following factors:

  • Time of workout. Work out in the early morning or in the evening. Avoid the hottest time of the day, which is between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m.
  • Location of workout. If you are running, walking, cycling, rollerblading, etc., choose the shaded trails and wooded areas. You’ll find these to be at least a few degrees cooler. If there are smog or humidity warnings, working out indoors in air conditioning might be a good idea, especially if you have respiratory problems.
  • Type of workout. If you were planning on doing an intense interval workout and the weather is stinking hot, you might want to postpone it until slightly cooler conditions present themselves. Still do the workout, but just bring down the intensity a notch. You could also substitute the mode of exercise with a cooler alternative, such as swimming.
  • Water intake. While you should always try to consume two to three liters of water per day, it’s especially important to do so in t...

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