Aging poses challenges related to exposure to hot weather and higher temperatures. This is due to the body’s reduced ability to regulate its temperature changes during aging, as well as the medical problems that can come with aging.
If you’re a dedicated athlete, weather doesn’t stop you from your training and workout routine. But when temperatures turn hot, it’s time to take some extra precautions. Physical activity increases your core temperature. So does hot weather. When you combine the two, you risk serious illness.
It’s great to exercise outside, but working out in warmer weather does have risks. Here are five tips to help you adjust your workouts in the summer heat.
If it’s hot and humid, here’s what older adults need to do to avoid getting dehydrated and getting heat exhaustion.
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When temperatures climb, here’s the best way to prevent a heat emergency.
The summer months are fast approaching, and with that can come the increased risk of heat-related illness (HRI) ranging from heat cramps and exhaustion to heat stroke — especially for athletes. Signs and symptoms include headache, nausea, decreased urination, and in extreme situations can lead to delirium, coma and even death. It’s important for coaches, … Read More