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The Dos and Don’ts of Running in the Heat: Mist Your Face

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
Outside Magazine
A:

Fanning and misting the face can reduce an athlete’s rate of perceived exertion. So try bringing a little misting fan with you on your run. If that’s too cumbersome, try squirting some drinking water onto your face while running into the wind. Simple? Yes. Scientific? Sort of.

Filed To: Running, Fitness Coach

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