Summer is here once again and a lot of gym rats are welcoming the chance to try out their workout beyond, the summer exercise. It’s always a nice idea to have a change from the usual health club or a gym, however there are things that you should be aware and be careful of when working out under the heat of summer.
Everyone’s body is vulnerable to several problems that could be related to heat and a few of them are life threatening. So here are few exercising tips that can turn out your summer time exercises be amusing, healthy and safe and sound.
- Avoid dehydration. Drink plenty of water or a sports drink that is rich in electrolyte content beforehand, during the workouts and of course right after the summer activity. Seeing that in an extreme exercise, your body could lose more than a couple of cups of water that causes dehydration. As you drink water you would notice you urinate as well, take notice of your urine color. Light lemonade yellow should be the normal urine color, if it’s darker—well then that only means you are dehydrated. Likewise if you don’t feel the need to urinate later than 4-6 hours, your body is dehydrated.
- Dress up with light color clothing. Breathable light colored and lightweight clothing should be worn out during summer time as it will help wick away damp to keep you stay fresher and cooler. Don’t forget of course a pair of sunglasses, sunscreen lotions and a lightweight handy hat.
- Acclimatize your body of the summer heat. Let your body to get used to the heat of the sun. Don’t just wait for to go outside in intense heats of the sun and do some exercises as you did in a gym. Give your body a time to become accustomed by your moderate workouts at some point seeing that your body will have to assume to two weeks to acclimatize to the intense temperature and moisture.
- Stay away from the heat of the later day. Try to workout as early as possible in the daybreak or later in the afternoon when it’s a bit cooler. Even if humidity takes as well a peal on your body, it doesn’t minimize later in the day automatically.
- Consult your doctor. Before you plan to start on a workout, make sure that you speak with your doctor regarding the activity involved if you’re fit and healthy enough to the exercises. But it could be even more important to consult your physician especially while dealing with in excess of heat and dampness as certain medical prescriptions can really increase the possibility of dehydration even the non-prescription medicines.
- Arrange your itinerary wisely. Choose an open-air workout site that recommends a sunshade either. Consider as well the air quality. Do not just workout at the side of a busy drive where there are various pooped exhausts. Exhausts are bad to your body in normal situations however it’s over hot and damp the side effect is compounded to your body.
- Listen to what your body needs. While on the process of losing weight on a summer time, you would possibly feel dizzy, vomiting, headache, faintness and severe exhaustion. When you feel some symptoms among of these, you better stop working out, go to somewhere that is cool and consult your doctor.