The Dos and Don’ts of Running in the Heat: Hold Ice Water

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

In the late 1990s, Stanford University professors debuted a hand-cooling device dubbed the RTX. The gadget was meant to lower core body temperature, essentially by cooling the hands. But several studies have since found that palm cooling, and the RTX, don’t effectively lower core temperature.

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