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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

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

QT: Treating and Preventing Heat Illness (In Yourself and Others)


As is often the case, an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.

And when it comes to dealing with heat illness, that is certainly the case.

Preventing heat illness will always be the preferred option to having to treat it/manage it once it has already set it.

Duh

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Quick Tip: Heat Illness is No Fun for Anyone


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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