Heat Training 2.0
Be sure to read the first heat training article. Here are some updated protocols to really help you beat the heat on race day.
3 thing we can really do on race morning and during the day to have major cooling effects.
Ice slurry drink. This should be your normal electrolyte drink. But blended or mixed in crushed ice. Keep it in a cooler in the morning so it stays cold and ready to go!
• A volume of 7.5 g/kg ice slurry at a rate of 2.5 g/kg of fluid every 5 min (drink over the course of ~15 min) often avoids Gl distress for most athletes.