Run In The Sun

8 Hot Tips For Running In The Heat

Get your sweat on — and the gains going.

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“It’s too hot out” is no excuse to skip a workout. Follow these tips and you’ll find a hot workout can actually build strength, improve overall fitness, and give you a boost for the cooler months. Get sweating!

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1. Go Hard — But Keep It Short

Save the mile repeats for a cooler day. High temps are ideal for short bursts. In running, think distances between 100 and 400 meters. (Hills and stairs are a plus.)

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