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QT: Heat Illness is No Fun for Any One (Best Of-ish)

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This post was originally part of Episode 565 released in May of 2018 and is more or less copied and pasted from that post. The audio, however, is a new take on the topic.

One thing I feel like I talk about every year, though I was surprised to see that I haven’t done a quick tip episode on the subject since 2016, is heat illness.

If you’re planning to run outside in the summer months, being aware of the early signs and symptoms of heat illness can be invaluable.

Let’s not kid ourselves, heat illness is really serious.

It can legitimately kill you, so you know, it’s kind of important to talk about eh?

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QT: The Benefits of Running in the Summer Heat (Best Of-ish)

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This post was originally part of Episode 126 released in June of 2015 and is more or less copied and pasted from that post. The audio, however, is a new take on the topic.

Don’t look now, but fall race season is coming quickly and many of the runners that I follow on social media are already getting started with their training.

But too many of them are doing so on their treadmills, and in doing so, are missing out on some of the physiological benefits of running in the summer heat.

Running in the Summer Heat

Yes, you heard correctly, there are benefits to running in the summer heat. Read more

The Summer Heat is Intense!

QT: Running Intelligently in the Summer Heat (Best Of-ish)

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This post was originally part of Episode 268 released in June of 2016 and is more or less copied and pasted from that post. The audio, however, is a new take on the topic.

Running in the summer heat and humidity is one of those things that you’re not sure whether to love or hate.

On one hand, there are physiological benefits to pushing yourself during the hottest months of the year.

On the other hand, it kind of sucks.

The Summer Heat is Intense!

Depending on what your fall racing plans look like, logging some serious miles in the summer heat may not be optional if you want to be ready for your race. Read more

QT: 3 Often Overlooked Tips for Running in the Heat of Summer


In case you haven’t noticed, it’s about that time of year again.

For some of us, summer is pretty much already here.

As such, it’s time for the annual post/episode related to running in the summer heat. Read more

QT: An Amalgamation of Tips for Running in the Summer


Are you ready for summer?

Me too. Ish.

Thanks to Covid-19, this year has been anything but normal.

While there is no way of knowing for sure whether or not life will get fully back to normal this summer, one thing I’m counting on to be “normal” about this summer is the heat and humidity.

As such, we should probably make sure we are ready for it. Read more