There’s more to fitness than lacing up sneakers
By Jenn Savedge / MCT Campus
Dawn / Dusk
Health experts would advise fitting that run into the early morning hours, or right before dusk. And common sense, along with medical pros’ recommendations, can’t stress hydrating enough.
The secret to ensure you’re protected from the heat is to wear the right clothing.
“It’s wonderfully absorbent, but it doesn’t move moisture away from your body, so as your run progresses you have a sweaty rag clinging to you,” said Amanda Charles, district manager for the Boulder Running Company.
Look for polyester blends and “technical” fabrics, which feature a high UPF rating, meaning they protect against the harmful rays of the sun.