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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: A Look at Salt and Why More Might Be Better


How much do you know about the role that salt plays in your running?

The fact of the matter is that salt is vital for us not just as runners but also as humans.

So today I want to talk a bit more about salt, why it’s important, and maybe debunk a few misconceptions that you might have when it comes to salt consumption, specifically for us as runners. 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

Listener Q&A: July 2019


It’s been quite a month around here, eh?

Beks joined me as we looked back at 5 years of Diz Runs radio, we crossed over the 750 episode mark, and made a little change to the podcast release schedule!

Now to close out the month the way we always do, with a little Listener Q&A! Read more

QT: Summer Running and Staying Safe with the Heat and Humidity


Ready or not, it’s about to get hot yall!

That is, of course, if it’s not already hot in your part of the country.

(And if you live on the other side of the equator where you’re approaching the winter months, please revisit this episode/post in October/November!)

When it comes to putting in your miles this summer, safety is obviously priority number one.

So what are some things we can do to make sure we stay safe while training in the high heat and humidity? Read more