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Ask The Running Doc: How Can I Train & Race In The Heat?

  • By Mario Fraioli
  • Published Aug. 10, 2011
  • Updated Feb. 12, 2013 at 2:58 PM UTC

 

Acclimate

It takes about  two weeks for the body to fully acclimate to keeping cool at higher temperatures. Give your body time to adjust. Until that time, run in early morning or evening hours when the sun is down and the environment is cooler. Choose shaded courses rather than in the hot sun.

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Mario Fraioli

Mario Fraioli

Mario Fraioli is a senior editor at Competitor magazine. A cross-country All-American at Stonehill College in 2003, he now coaches the Prado Women's Racing Team in San Diego and was the men's marathon coach for Costa Rica's 2012 Olympic team. His first book, The Official Rock 'n' Roll Guide To Marathon & Half-Marathon Training (VeloPress, 2013) is available in bookstores, running shops and online.

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