About this episode

This bonus episode with Dr. David Martin is all about running in the heat and how to effectively cool yourself. Dr. David Martin is the chief scientist and director of performance at a startup called Apeiron Life. Dr. Martin formerly worked as a high performance director in the NBA, as well as helping Olympians perform in hot conditions. He was also a collegiate skier!

In this episode we talk about:

  • thermoregulation and the importance of regulating body temperature
  • strategies for running in the heat
  • effective cooling techniques: hydration, clothing, sun cream 
  • pre-cooling techniques
  • the use of electrolytes and hydration 
  • sauna and passive heat training 

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