Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Exercising In the Heat

A friend and I were talking about this the other day, and comparing how different our workouts are now that it's summer here in St. Louis, and the heat is in full effect.   

I work out in a gym, she doesn't.  She relies on decent weather for her workouts, luckily I dont have to.  I get to work out in the comfort of an air conditioned gym, while she sweats her hiney off outside, which has caused her to limit her workouts or worse yet, cease them altogether.   If I dont make it to the gym, it's usually out of pure laziness, not because it's "too hot".

So, when I saw this artile, I knew I had to share it!  In the article is a link for tips for safe exercise during the summer months.


Now, get out there, move your ass, and sweat a little (or a lot) today!!


  1. I used to go to the gym and miss it so much. Since having my baby, I find it easier to hit the street. I wait until baby is down for the night and head out. Hubby stays at hone and my gf and I hot the street and sweat our butts off! It's cooler at eight, so that's a plus.

  2. It is sometimes easier to just lace up your runners and hit the pavement. I plan to do that in the fall.

    Good job getting out there and running!! Its tough!

  3. I'm so thankful for my gym right now because if I didn't go, I would never workout! It's so hot here in Dallas. Even now at 10:30pm it's still 95 degrees...ugh!

  4. Uh,seriously....it's St. Louis. It's never too hot to exercise outside. I'm 46, live in Texas and have never, ever said it was too hot to work outside. In 2011 we had 90 consecutive days of temperatures of over 100 degrees. Water, sunscreen, a hat, sunglasses and a little bad-assery does wonders. Whining about the heat doesn't.