Running in the Heat: How to Stay Healthy on Race Day
- Topic Info:Running or exercising outside can be a great way to avoid workout burnout while boosting your overall health. However, when it's humid, hot and the sun is beating down on your skin, it can pose some serious risks.
Not only do you face potential sunburn, but also a risk of heat exhaustion or heat stroke, as well as dehydration.
How can you stay hydrated all throughout your race day?
Lewis Maharam, MD, joins Melanie Cole, MS, to discuss proper hydration for your summer races.
- Organization:American College of Sports Medicine
- Book Title: Running Doc’s Guide to Healthy Running
- Host: Melanie Cole, MS