July was officially the hottest month on record. We reached out to Phoenix runners to learn about how to adapt and train in sustained heat.
Studies show that reducing body temperature may improve performance even in relatively temperate conditions. We’ve known that physiology for a long time, but it wasn’t until recently that athletes started making cooling techniques a top priority. All around the world, in all different sports, there is something big happening. We are witnessing a cooling revolution.
Masters-aged runners need to pay more attention to heat acclimation. Here's why.