Exercise Smart In The Summer Heat

Filed under: Health — @ August 3, 2006

When you are on the low-carb lifestyle, exercise is an important element in your success. Raising your heart rate and making your body sweat is essential to helping you reach your fitness and weight loss goals.

But what do you do when the heat index outside is 100 degrees plus?! Great question and it is answered by Weight Loss Buddy expert Lynn Bode with some common sense advice about what you can do to stick with your exercise commitment without passing out in the summer heat.

Here’s some of what she says you should DO:

- Drink LOTS of water…DUH!
- Avoid strenuous exercise you don’t normally do.
- Exercise indoors when heat index is dangerously high.

What about the DON’T DO list? Here ya go:

- Don’t keep exercising if you hurt…STOP ASAP!
- Don’t forget to stay hydrated when swimming.
- Don’t jump from a hot to cold environment too quickly.

Click here to read more about what you should do to exercise smart when the temperatures are excessively high.


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