Exercising Outdoors? Here’s How to Beat the Heat

April 14, 2015 3:19 pm

Once summer comes back around and each day seems hotter than the last, it can be difficult to find the motivation to work out outside. If you want to maintain your pre-summer running regimen without risking a heat stroke, there are a few things that you can do to stay cool and comfortable. Here are three tips to help you beat the heat.

  1. Choose the right time of day. Though every summer day is hot, certain times of day are much hotter than others—and potentially hazardous to your health. Opt to work out in the early mornings or after the sun goes down to steer clear of those harmful UV rays.
  2. Wear loose clothing. Loose, breathable fabrics can make all the difference when it comes to staying cool during a workout. Choose natural fabrics or running clothes specifically designed to wick away moisture.
  3. Stay hydrated. Sure, you may chug a bottle of water after your daily run, but that’s not enough on a very hot day. Drink a glass of water before embarking on your workout, and be sure to carry a bottle with you as you go. Take a drink every 15 minutes throughout your workout, even if you’re not thirsty, to prevent against dehydration.

8 Tips for Exercising in Summer Heat [Active]
Top 5 Tips to Staying Cool During Your Summer Workout [American Heart Association]
Heat and Exercise: Keeping Cool in Hot Weather [Mayo Clinic]
Hot Tips for Summertime Fitness [Northwestern Medicine]

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Paon Restaurant and Wine Bar

April 7, 2015 3:28 pm

Fantastic food, an elegant art deco ambiance, and a bountiful wine selection are what send droves of SoCal diners flocking to Paon Restaurant and Wine Bar. The menu melds California cuisine with French influences using the freshest locally grown produce and organic meats, game, and fish. Stop by for lunch to treat your taste buds to a Smoked Salmon Salad with mixed greens, horseradish cream, and red beet vinaigrette, or an Angus Rib-eye Steak with potato gratin and Bordelaise sauce. The dinner menu features swoon-worthy entrees like Pan Roasted Pheasant with Madeira sauce, Pan Seared Maine Diver Scallops with ragout of organic vegetables and Herb Crusted Colorado Rack of Lamb with couscous and curry sauce. The wine bar features a nice menu of small plates and wine by the bottle or glass.

2975 Roosevelt Street
Carlsbad, CA 92008
(760) 729-7377

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Happy Spring!

April 2, 2015 12:20 pm

Everything is starting to bud and bloom! What are you doing to enjoy this lovely change in weather?

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