Best Practices for Racing in the Heat

Environmental physiologist Dr. Stephen Cheung details how to best prepare for events in the heat.

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Dr. Stephen Cheung is a leading researcher in environmental physiology. He has over three decades of experience studying the impact of heat on performance and health.

In this workshop, he summarizes that knowledge into a succinct and practical guide to ensure you have the best performance in the heat. He covers everything from heat adaptation methods to avoiding heat exposure; from pre-cooling to cooling during the race; from pacing strategies to setting expectations.

While this is a summary of best practices for performing in the heat, you can learn much more about the science of heat, as well as heat’s effect on performance and health in the Exercise in the Heat Pathway.

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