The Dos and Don’ts of Running in the Heat: Drink a Slushie

It's one of the hottest summers on record—but I still need to get outside and exercise. How can I stay cool when I run?

Jul 9, 2012
Outside Magazine

Studies have found that drinking an ice slurry before running in the heat can prolong time to exhaustion and lower body temperature during exercise. The recommended amount? About 8g per kilogram of body weight, or about 20 ounces for a 150-pound person.

Filed To: Running, Fitness Coach

More at Outside

Elsewhere on the Web

Not Now

Get tips. Get stories. Get fit.

Looking for the best in fitness? We got you covered.

Thank you!