Beach WorkoutPhoto by Jess Ivy

When summer hits, hotter than hot temperatures are right there along with it! So before braving the heat to enjoy an outdoor workout, make sure to take all the right precautions to avoid negative side effects. Hydrate ahead of time with plenty of cold water to help preemptively cool the body for exercise — research suggests this can boost performance in hot weather! Another pro tip? Wear light-colored clothing to reflect the sun’s heat while working up a sweat, instead of dark colored clothing that absorbs the heat.

The Takeaway: Hydrate with cold water and wear light colored clothing to help beat the summer heat.

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