How to train in the heat

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It’s getting hot outside, you can feel it and not just at the gym. Many of you complain about working out when its hot hot hot, some even decided to limit your trainings because of it. I found a great article on journal.crossfit.com that talks exactly about how we should train when it gets hot. So, how to train in the heat and how to approach you workouts overall without limiting your fitness? 🙂 I will only mention the most important points from the article, you can read the whole thing in the link at the bottom of this post.  Drink a lot. That’s the most important thing. Water is super necessary for our bodies, especially when it’s hot because we sweat and need a whole lot more than usual. Water cools of the body and makes sure it works right. There are two water related myths: you have to get very dehydrated to notice the risks of dehydration on yourself and focus on how thirsty you are. The latter works ok on a regular basis but not when it is hot out. Drink clear water and avoid coffee or sweet drinks before you head to the gym. When water leaves our body it … Read More