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Running in The Heat — 7 Ways to Stay Safe When Running In The Sun

from Runners World-UK

This article references a study concerning the effects of heat on marathon running, which was published in ACSM’s journal Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise®.

The distressing footage of Callum Hawkins collapsing during the marathon in this year's Commonwealth Games is hard to forget. But heat-related issues and injuries don't just affect elites gunning for medals; all runners should be mindful when pushing the pace on a hot day.

Here are a few tips to help keep you safe:

1. Instead of avoiding heat during training, adapt to it

A study in the European Journal of Sport Science found that even two, two-hour runs in hot temperatures stimulated marked improvements, such as decreases in core temperature and an increase in blood plasma, which helps maintain optimum temperature. more

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