Exercise in the Heat

Jim Peters
Jim Peters feeling the heat at the 1954 Vancouver Empire State Games.
The Science of Sport continues its excellent Fatigue series with a look at exercising in the heat (particularly relevant to Beijing). A great read.

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Scott Andrew Bird

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Learn to Sweat It Out.Marathon de Paris 2008. Photo by Vick the Viking.Via Basic Pursuits : the New York Times notes the benefits of sweating during outdoor exercise in the heat. Definitely something to think about....
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Strategies for Training and Competing in the Heat.Soldiers at the Camp Blackhorse, Afghanistan commemorative run for Sep 11.Photo via Soldiers Media Center.The PowerBar site takes a look at a subject which is definitely applicable around here right now - training and competing in the heat and humidity....
Looking At : Aug 26, 2012.

During the past week we've discussed a number of great links; on Google+, Twitter, The Forums and so on. Here are a few of my favourites.

Working Out In The Heat.Turning up the heat.What do you do workout-wise when it gets this hot?
Some Like It Hot - the World Sauna Championships.Heat-resistant Finn, Timo Kaukonen.Via Get Outdoors : Saunas are great things. The recent World Sauna Championships - held in Heinola, Finland - stretched the friendship a little; competitors had to brave temperatures up to an incredible 130C/266F. All they had to do was remain seated, and not wipe off the sweat.

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