Tag: heat

Hydrate! Hydrate! Hydrate!

Why You Might Be Dangerously Dehydrated When you skimp on fluids (check out the ideal amount here), it’s hard on your body, which makes sense because water is essential to just about every process in our body and, in fact, to the very existence of life more »

Hot, Hot, Hot

Hot, Hot, Hot – did I mention it’s hot out there? I seriously only want to nap when it gets this hot — under a fan on high and the AC running. I lived in Arizona for many years and that’s one kind of heat. more »

Getting you more Fit

What can I say? It’s scorching hot in Northern VA and it’s only 7A. Be careful out there for anyone getting some fitness in, hydrate and know the signs of overexertion and rhabdo. Even getting your fitness on is not worth risking your health. And more »

Should Females Train Differently Than Males?

I had a pretty good workout yesterday. I find that after a good challenging race (ie Rare Xfit Race) that I tend to see an improvement in some areas of my workout — my cardio seemed better yesterday. But have I mentioned it’s super hot more »

It’s Hot Hot Hot

With the heat index at somewhere near 105 in the DC area, I am headed to the gym. Why risk heat stroke? And even though a few friends told me I should not work out for a few more days – I am going to more »

How to Finish Your 5K Strong

How to Finish Your 5K Strong | Active.com. I have a few races coming up and it’s always good to revisit some advice about completing races. Hope you find the info useful as well. I did skip my workout today – the horror! My throat more »

News to Note

A few items to share: Today’s PSA: Exercise with caution in today’s inferno It’s been so darn hot the past week or so in the DC area and East Coast.  Make sure you are paying attention to tips and advice about exercising in this sort more »

What happened to the breeze?

There was a nice breeze when we started the workout today, but for some reason – it quickly disappeared right after the warm up! I wonder why?? Because it’s friggin HOT! We had a late start today so we only did one round of warm more »

It IS worth it

This heat is such an extra challenge for me. It seems to just zap any extra energy I may have – making tough workouts that much tougher. I do have to say though – I am happy I get it over with early in the more »

Hot, Hot, and more Hot

I’m sore from the lunges yesterday so I was grunting and groaning a lot today. Oh and did I mention it was hot! This will be a common theme summer long – Hot, Hot, and more Hot. I can’t imagine how it is for those more »