8 Tips for Running in the Heat

8 Tips for Running in the Heat

In most of the world, runners have to log miles in weather that’s less than perfect from time to time. Whether you are preparing to take on 30 Day Breakaway, training for your 10th marathon, or just getting started as a runner, it’s a great idea to make sure you can handle warm (or even hot) weather. The best strategy is to plan in advance, instead of trying to adjust in the moment. By putting the right elements in place, you can handle the heat much better, and enjoy the effort. Here are eight helpful tips for running in the heat. 1. Plan a Shady Route at the Right Time Running across a seemingly endless expanse of asphalt in the middle of the afternoon is brutal on a hot day. That’s why it’s best to run early in the morning or in the early evening and think about your route, says Idalis... Read More