heat illness

Heat and Athletes: The Science of Performance and Safety when it gets Hot

By Corrine Malcolm CTS Coach and Exercise Physiologist Human beings are inherently inefficient. Only a fraction of the work athletes do ends up propelling them down the road, up the mountain or through the water. The rest just of that work generates heat, which has to go somewhere. Normally, the body is reasonably good at …

older athlete heat

Masters Athletes Hurt More by Heat Stress. Here’s What Aging Athletes Can Do About It.

  By Chris Carmichael, CEO/Head Coach of CTS Maintaining body temperature within a narrow range (97-99 degrees Fahrenheit) is not an easy feat for humans, particularly when you consider all the things that can push body temperature up or down, including air temperature, humidity, clothing layers, medications, dehydration, body size, and exertion. We also have …