It’s been hot here in the Bay Area. Up in the nineties and pushing 100 in the valley and inland areas.
It’s tough to go outside. I’ve been getting my workouts in either in the morning before work or in the afternoon. The afternoon ones are indoors where it is air conditioned and cool.
Still, the heat saps you.
I watched some soccer teams practice yesterday and the coach had all the kids in the shade. He had modified practice so that the team had to be in the shade.
He was making sure they were drinking lots of water as well.
That was smart.
Every year, athletes die do to heat stroke. Typically, it’s the American Football player but not always.
Playing in the heat and humidity takes a huge toll on athletes. Here are some tips to help you keep your team safe:
Know the signs of symptoms of heat stroke and exhaustion. Always observe your team to keep them safe.
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