26 Jun '12, 12pm

Olympian, Alan Culpepper, discusses heat training & it's effects on performance.

Olympian, Alan Culpepper, discusses heat training & it's effects on performance.

Over the course of the last 15 years we've seen significant advances in this simple sport we all know and love. GPS, heart rate monitors, chip timing, space-age gear, compression wear, bars, gels, chomps and blocks -- there's so much new under the sun compared to when I started my professional running career. So why does it seem our thinking about running under that sun -- about heat adaptation and hydration -- is stuck in the '90s with my bad jeans and REM cassettes? A recent trip to Texas with my family got me thinking about heat, fluid loss and performance. I was standing in my parents' driveway when my dad strolled up upon finishing an easy 5-mile run. It was about 65 degrees, overcast, with the typical East Texas humidity factored in. His 1997 grey cotton race shirt was completely saturated. Granted, unlike the synthetic fibers in modern running apparel, the cotton in...

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