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Do’s and Don’ts of Exercising in a Heatwave


Is it safe to work out during a heatwave? How can we make it bearable? The F45 trainer explains the do’s and don’ts for working out when the weather’s hot

Finally, it seems like summer has come finally Came in after what seemed like a very long and wet May.

The weather in June has brought sunny skies and some much-needed vitamin D to Britons.

However, regardless of how long we long for hot weather, summer can often get the better of us, especially when trying to stay fit in a country that isn’t equipped for hot weather.

Physical activity can be dangerous in summer

Despite our love for sunny weather, physical activity in the summer can be dangerous. This can put the body under increased levels of stress and lead to heat-related illnesses, including: heat cramps, heat stroke and dehydration.

But don’t be afraid of the Healthistas, we caught Jamie BernardMILF Trainer et F45 Maida Vale, which tells us about the dos and don’ts for working in a heat wave…

DO: drink, drink, drink

Hydration is important no matter what position you’re exercising in, but it’s especially important when working out in the heat.

This is because you sweat more as the temperature rises, so drinking water helps to replenish fluids lost from excessive sweating.

If you don’t drink enough water, you can become dehydrated, and the combination of hot temperatures and dehydration can make you seriously ill—not to mention the deadly headache you’ll be suffering from.

Don’t: overdo it

Exercising in hot weather can put extra strain on your body, so it’s important that you know your limits and listen to your body.

If you are relatively new to exercise or are coming back after an interval, you should adapt your exercise to moderate-intensity if you are working out in the heat, to reduce the risk.

It’s important to know your limits

If at any point you feel lightheaded, it is best to stop or reduce the intensity until you feel better.

DO: Check the Weather Before Going Out

Working out during the warmer months can take a little more preparation. You should pay extra attention to the weather forecast and avoid working during the hottest time of the day – that is, around noon.

Ideal time would be either in the morning or in the evening

The ideal time would be either early morning or evening when temperatures are a bit more tolerable and less dangerous.

If that’s not an option, you should find a shaded area to exercise or go to a fitness studio that has air conditioning, such as F45 Training.

Don’ts: Don’t forget to apply sunscreen

This is one of the important things that you must do while working out in the heat. Often people don’t even know how hot it is Really before it’s too late.

You should apply sunscreen before going outside to exercise, and try to do it for at least 30 minutes so that your body has time to absorb it without breaking a sweat.

DO: Wear the right gear

Choose breathable, lightweight and loose-fitting clothing that allows sweat to evaporate, so you can cool down effectively.

try to wear light colors

You should also try to wear some sort of hat to keep yourself safe and try to wear light colors to avoid absorbing excess heat.

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