As summertime approaches many athletes will undertake their rigorous off-season training programs. With temperatures and humidity rising, summer training is the perfect time to use the tough conditions to an athlete’s advantage, allowing for an environment usually even more demanding than that of the one we compete in. However, in order to gain the biggest rewards from those hard-earned strength and conditioning gains, every athlete must train safely and responsibly. Check out some of these tips for training properly during the summertime heat!
It is best to avoid consumption of sports drinks unless you are performing over an hour of continuous strenuous exercise. Otherwise, stick to water!