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Journal EntryPractice safe sun
Learn how to protect yourself from the summer sun while still enjoying time outdoors.
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Journal Entry Troff documentBug off: Insect repellent and sweat
Performing in the heat is hard enough, but disease-transmitting insects such as ticks, mosquitoes, and fleas can be an added threat to an already challenging environment. It’s important to protect yourself from insect bites by using repellent, but will it affect your performance?
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Journal Entry Troff documentPhysical activity and sickle cell trait
Sickle cell trait is a largely benign condition that affects millions of people worldwide. Researchers are looking into its role in serious conditions such as sudden death and exertional rhabdomyolysis in athletic and military populations.
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Journal Entry text/texmacsOver-hydration: too much water hurts
Staying hydrated is essential, especially during physical exertion in the heat. But beware—too much water can be dangerous.
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Journal EntryIs wicking apparel as “cool” as you think?
Clothing made from synthetic material is still popular in the sports apparel industry, with many manufacturers claiming that it improves heat regulation. That’s not what the science says, though.
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Journal EntryBreathe easy: summer outdoor exercise safety
Welcome to the dog days of summer. Hot, humid days can make exercising outdoors uncomfortable and sometimes unhealthy.
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Journal EntryTrain in the heat, perform at altitude?
Learn how training in the heat might help you prepare for performance at altitude.
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