Exercise: How To Lower Risks During Higher Temps
Hot weather can pose significant health risks, particularly as we age. When we combine high temperatures and exercise, where our body is also generating heat, the consequences can be amplified. Fortunately, there are a number of steps we can take to minimize those risks and still remain active. It’s wise to take a few minutes to better understand how heat can impact us, who is most susceptible to heat-induced illness, and what can be done to minimize the impact.