Summer is in full swing and as runners continue outdoor runs with the temp rising we have 7 running tips to beat the heat for you.
Health and safety is always a concern while lacing up for miles outdoors and these basic running tip during this summer season may help. Watch the video and share with us running tips to beat the heat.
Here’s the 7 Running Tips To Beat The Heat;
1. Go for an early morning run.
2. Drink a lot of water
3. Wear light colored and loose clothing
4. Put on sunscreen protection liberally
5. Start running at a slower pace
6. Wear hat and make sure it’s a little loose not tight
7. Stay indoors if there’s a heat alert or poor air quality warnings
Now, add running tips to beat the heat. I know you have more…
Do You Have A Pre-workout Juice Recipe For Runners?
Personally, I don’t have any. As long as I take a sip of water on the way out and have some afterwards, I’m good to go.
I do have a simple recipe though that caught my interest mainly because it has beets in it. That is right beets…
You see, here ‘s Dr. Oz on his May 14 2013 episode. He consulted with financial expert Farnoosh Torabi on the best ways to get the most out of your health splurges. From drinking boxed red wine to adding gelatin to your shampoo to make it last longer, Dr. Oz has all the information to save you some money.
Also, Dr. Oz revealed that beet juice could be the answer to lowering your blood pressure. Did you know drinking one eight ounce glass of beet juice could lower your blood pressure 10 points? Interesting… Read article here
Pre-workout Juice Recipe For Runners with Beets
‘Don’t wanted to be side tracked, here is the recipe:
1/2 stick of celery
1/2 inch cucumber
1/2 litre of water
Blend it all together and store in the fridge to chill it a bit and wallah a pre-workout juice for runners.
This is all natural and none of the nasty stuff that some of the famous sports drinks include. If you can, I recommend taking this pre-workout juice recipe for runners during your runs as well.
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Are you reading on the run?
Many runners swear by audiobooks as motivation to exercise as well as a great way to multitask using both body and mind. Others say both reading enjoyment and pace suffer.
According to a recent survey by the Audio Publishers Association, an industry trade group, nearly one-quarter of all audiobook buyers reported listening while exercising. Sales of audiobooks jumped 13% last year, to $1.2 billion, said the study, released earlier this month. Downloads to mobile devices were up 30%, accounting for 54% of all sales.
Does reading on the run provide added benefit?
A lot of people multi-task, running and reading (actually listening to audio books) has consistently picked up through the years. With the advent of electronic devices that are light and packed with so much storage, it’s very rare to find runners without one.
“Such efficiency, though, can come at a price. While “reading” on the run can make exercise more entertaining, combining the two activities might hamper both physical performance and mental comprehension.
Some scientists are leaning into the idea that running and reading don’t necessarily mix well. “When you do two things at once there is always a cost,” says Daniel Willingham, a psychologist at the University of Virginia who researches the impact of multi-taking on the brain. Though the runner may not realize it consciously, his or her mind constantly switches back and forth between the two tasks—a ping-pong effect that might even be hazardous to a runner’s health”… Read the full article from Wall Street Journal…
Thinking of reading on the run? You may want to think twice before you gear up for the miles.