Tricks to Help You Get Through Summer Runs.

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If you are from a place where there is a TON of humidity/heat in the summer (hello fellow Texans) you know that this time of year is quite INTENSE. By 5 a.m., temperatures are soaring towards 90 degrees, with triple digits back to back everyday. And then you add that thick layer of humidity on top of all of that?! It definitely makes it difficult at times to get your training in. And actually can be downright oppressive! But have hope. There are ways we can get through it! Here are a few mental/physical tricks to help you to survive.

Electrolytes are key. Especially when you are running longer. I will often mix Gatorade with water, or drink Nuun in order to accommodate my electrolyte needs. Also salt tablets work well, I use them more when I am racing on trails. I recommend these if you are shopping for…

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