ARTICLE: AN EASY WAY TO STAY COOL DURING HOT WEATHER EXERCISE

CrossFit:

As many reps as possible in 8 mins of:
3 Power Snatches, 115/80 lbs
3 Toes-to-bars
6 Power Snatches, 115/80 lbs
6 Toes-to-bars
9 Power Snatches, 115/80 lbs
9 Toes-to-bars
12 Power Snatches, 115/80 lbs
12 Toes-to-bars
15 Power Snatches, 115/80 lbs
15 Toes-to-bars
18 Power Snatches, 115/80 lbs
18 Toes-to-bars
21 Power Snatches, 115/80 lbs
21 Toes-to-bars
Continue adding 3 reps to both movements each round until time expires.

Ascending Ladder for 8 Minutes:
3 Power Snatch,
3 TTB
6 Power Snatch,
6 TTB
9 Power Snatch,
9 TTB

Rx - 115/80
Competition - 95/65
Performance - 75/55 // Toes as high as possible
Fitness - 45-65/35-45 // Knee Raises

Article:

Cue your favorite heat-related tune: maybe it’s Buster Poindexter’s “Hot, Hot, Hot,” Coolio’s “Too Hot” or Cole Porter’s inevitable “Too Darn Hot,” because it has been almost too darn hot to exercise outside in many areas lately. You might also include the Rio Olympics theme song. “It was very hot,” the women’s Olympic marathon champion Jemima Jelagat Sumgong of Kenya told reporters on Sunday after the 26-mile race, which featured withering temperatures in the 80s and drenching humidity.

In such conditions, many people choose to move their workouts into air-conditioned gyms. But whether out of necessity or by choice, others continue to exercise and compete outside.

For them, a new study of exercise in the heat could provide both relief and encouragement, because it suggests that one of the simplest, most low-tech ways to cool yourself during steamy workouts may also be the most effective.

I have written in the past about many different potential ways to help the body deal with summertime exertion, including freezing one’s underwear, slurping a slushie, wearing an ice-cooled vest, wrapping your neck with frozen cloths, or lying in a frigid water bath before beginning a workout.

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