Heat can slow you down and impact you at a physiological level, and through various means including dehydration, increased heart rate, reduced blow flow (and oxygen!), as well as contribute to cramps, and exhaustion.
Unfortunately, those at a higher risk of heat illness include those that are overweight, dehydrated, under-conditioned or very muscular. Symptoms to be mindful of when training in the heat include extreme thirst, dizziness, headaches, profuse sweating, weak and rapid pulse, and gray, cool, clammy skin.
Here are our top 8 tips for training in the heat: