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Tips to Survive Your Summer Workout Routine

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Tips to boost your summer workout routine!

Are you having a hard time working out in the summer heat? Try these methods to make your summer workout even more enjoyable:

  1. Time of day is very important when exercising in the heat. The hottest time of day to exercise is between 10 am and 3 pm. Unless you are training for an athletic event that takes place during these times, try working out in the early morning or at night!
  2. Sunscreen, Sunscreen, Sunscreen. If you are working out during the day, be sure to apply a substantial amount of sunscreen to prevent getting burnt during your workout. 45 SPF is recommended!
  3. Wearing light colored clothing can also help deflect the sun while you are working out! It is also recommended that you wear cotton based clothing to help absorb sweat during your summer workout routine.
  4. Choosing shaded trails or paths/areas to complete your workout routine will help keep you cool.
  5. STAYING HYDRATED is the most important summer workout tip, this will prevent dehydration and fatigue. It is recommended to drink two glasses of water before your workout and to take a drink of water every 15 minutes during your workout, even if you are not thirsty. After you finish your workout replenish yourself with a few more glasses of water.
  6. Watching your body for signs of fatigue and checking your local weather forecast before exercising is just as important. Dehydration is serious and can cause nausea and fainting, if you start to feel light headed stop your workout and drink more water. Checking your local weather forecast for severe heat and pollution warnings may be necessary to move your workout inside to prevent damage to your body during your summer workout!

Strawberry Cappuccino Flax Seed Protein Shake

  • 1.Frozen Strawberries
  • 2.Skinny Blend Cappuccino (1 Scoop)
  • 3.Milk (6-8 ounces)
  • 4.Flax Seed (2 TBSP)
  • 5.Ice (1 cup)

Blend together until no longer chunky. Top with strawberries!

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