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Hey Charlotte, beat that triple digit heat! Tips on How to Be Cool This Summer From Urban Active!

When: Aug. 3-31, 7 a.m. 2011
Phone: (704) 247-9090
Price: free
Whether you're running, playing a pickup game of basketball or going for a power walk everyday exercise can become dangerous when the temperatures rise. Hot weather puts extra stress on the body; and exercise combined with increased air temperature raises core body temperature. Here are things that can be done while exercising to maintain a healthy body temperature: Drink plenty of water-dehydration is a key in heat related illness. The body can dehydrate in less than 10 minutes of exercise outdoors, Dress light- wear light fitting clothes or clothes that absorb heat well, Cut out alcohol and caffeine


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