June 08, 2011Hot weather and exercise increase stress on your heart and lungs and increase body temperature, so if you exercise outdoors in the heat, use common sense to protect yourself from heat strokes. High humidity creates additional stress because sweat evaporation slows — which pushes your body temperature even higher. Skin, blood vessels and perspiration levels adjust to the heat. However, prolonged exposure to high temperatures and humidity can cause your natural cooling system to fail, leading to a heat-related illness, such as heat cramps, heat exhaustion or heatstroke. To keep it cool during hot-weather exercise, keep these basic precautions in mind:
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