Instagram
Instagram
Instagram
Instagram
Instagram
Instagram
Instagram
Instagram
Instagram
Instagram
Tips On Working Out In Summer Months 0
in Fit on the Side Healthy Living Workouts

Tips On Working Out In Summer Months

tips on working out in summer months
Tips for working out in summer months. The past few days have been warm and when I say warm, I mean that even my dog has been refusing to chase a stick in the park (this is usually unheard of).  Fingers crossed that the weather is only going to get warmer from here on in. This is a good time to start planning your outdoor workouts, so that you stay healthy and safe.
tips on working out in summer months

TIPS ON WORKING OUT IN SUMMER MONTHS

Change the time.  When the temperatures start to rise, it’s a good idea to move your workouts to early mornings or early evenings when the sun is going down. If you are going for a run or a bike ride, find a great wooded trail. If you are lucky enough to live by the ocean, find a spot with a cool breeze.

Change the workout. The summer is actually the time when you might want to try a new workout altogether. A long midday run might be impossible, but a long swim or wooded hike might be just perfect.  You might also want to consider shortening your workouts or even splitting them up.

Change your clothes. Fabrics have come a long way in the past several years and clothing manufacturers are continuously inventing better gear. Give yourself permission to buy moisture wicking pieces, not only will you feel cooler when working out, but they’ll also help prevent chaffing and discomfort. You can read all about picking fitness clothes here.

Wait for rain. Still wanting to go for a long run? Just wait for a cloudy or rainy day. Feeling the drops on your skin will be a refreshing change. Make sure, however, that you are wearing appropriate footwear.

Water, water, water. Of course, we know that hydrating is a must when working out, but make sure that you are drinking water throughout the day. Increase your water intake on really hot days. Another way to stay cool is to take a shower just before heading out. Leave your hair wet and it will act like a natural coolant when the sun is beating down on you.

Go inside. If all else fails, your health is the priority and there’s no shame in moving your workouts indoors. Gyms have specials all the time and this might be a good time to take advantage of the air conditioning.
tips on working out in summer months

With a little bit of planning it shouldn’t be too hard to keep working out even as the temperatures begin to rise. Be flexible, be adventurous and above all, stay safe!

 

What are your tips on working out during the summer months?

 

For more don’t forget to follow me on INSTAGRAM and PINTEREST

 

If you enjoyed this article please share it and sign up for regular updates
blogger
images courtesy of Dollar Photo Club

 

You Might Also Like

Your Summer Fitness Guide

At Home Quickstart Workout

11 Most Common Workout Mistakes

How To Buy Workout Clothes

Is Running Bad For Your Knees

Benefits Of Walking

Best Exercises For a Toned Back

Best Gifts For The Fitness Lover

Theraband Workout

Fitness Myths Debunked

What To Do Post Workout

Cold Weather And Muscle Pain

How To Ease Sciatic Pain

High Impact VS Low Impact

How To Feel Confident About Your Diet

Hit The Gym In Style

7 Times It Is Okay To Skip A Workout

5 Stretches To Do Before Bed

A Beginners Guide To Gym Equipment Part 2

Run Better With These Easy Tips

Muscle Imbalance And Knee Pain

Your Must Do Morning Workout

Treadmill Running Charts

Urban Hiking The New Workout

How To Choose A Personal Trainer

What To Eat Before A Party

Pros And Cons Of The Elliptical

How To Incorporate Exercise Into Everyday

Fitness Terms You Should Know

How To Deal With A Bad Workout

The Truth About Protein Shakes

6 Best Exercises For Runners

5 Day Workout Plan Part 1

Muscle Pain VS Injury

Toning VS Bulking Up

How To Improve Your Posture

Exercise And Your Skin

Best Headphones For Working Out

Everything You Need To Be A Runner

How To Feel Good About Your Body

What Happens To Your Body When You Stop Exercising

The Truth About Abs

How To Love Your Body

Best Stretches For Relaxation

Best Travel Workout

Pocket Fitness Guides

5 Daily Habits That Hurt Your Health

How To Buy The Best Running Shoes

How To Maintain Weight Loss

How Breathing Can Improve Your Workout

How To Choose The Best Running Shoes

Is CrossFit Right For You

How To Boost Your Metabolism

What To Do When You Plateau

8 Ways To Learn To Love Running

September Ab Challenge Week Two

Cute Workout Gear For Every Body Shape

How To Stay Healthy In Winter

Your Guide To Killer Abs

Traveling With A Sensitive Stomach

20 Minute Workout From FitWise

September Ab Challenge Recap

How To Maximize Your Gym Time

How To Increase Your Endurance

How Important Is A Warmup

Yoga VS Pilates Which One Is For You

Get Fit While Watching TV

All About Pilates

Best Complimentary Activity For Your Workout.

Why Should You Meditate

Post Workout Beauty Hacks

FitWise Straight Talk About Getting Fit And Healthy

How To Start Running

Best Exercises If You Do Manual Labour

Foods That Reduce Stress

Succeed At Working Out

What You Should Know About Fitness

Why You Shouldn’t Weigh Yourself

Tips For Getting Back To The Gym

Losing Weight In Your 40s

20 Minute Workout By FitWise

10 Easy Ways To Get More Fit

Which Style Of Yoga Is Best For You

Shoulder Stretches

5 Cardio Myths Debunked

What To Eat Pre And Post Workout

Eat Carbs And Lose Weight

How To Increase Flexibility

Summer Health And Beauty

Caffeine And Working Out

How To Curb Emotional Eating

Lean Greens Review

Health Fitness And My Thyroid

How to Stick With Your Diet When No One Wants You To

Foot And Ankle Exercises

Why Not Drinking Enough Water Can Make You Fat

Best Stretches For Runners

What Is Your Perfect Workout

Why Exercise Is Good For Your Skin

Best Recipes For Food Sensitivities

Underactive Thyroid And Weight Loss

How To Become A Runner

Everyone Can Learn To Love Exercise

Morning Stretches True North Fitness Guide

Your At Home Workout Routine

Top 10 Songs For The Gym

Beginners Guide To Gym Equipment Part 1

Get Fit The Easy Way

How To Feel Confident When Working Out

FitWise A Sneak Peek

September Ab Challenge Week One

How To Cut 500 Calories A Day Without Exercise

Why What You Wear To The Gym Matters

Sports Drinks VS Water

5 Best Abdominal Exercises

When You Don’t Have Time To Workout

Why You Need To Cool Down Post Workout

What If I Hate The Gym

Frequently Asked Fitness Questions

Best Arm Exercises For Summer 2015

Can Food Really Burn Fat

A Fool Proof Easy Way To Lose Weight

Killer Foam Roller Ab Workout

Best Exercises If You Are On Your Feet All Day

Best Low Impact Workouts

Why Do I Need To Stretch My Calves

Why Is Exercise So Important

Top 5 Fitness Posts of 2015

Running Outdoors in Winter

Why Do We Focus On Weight

When To Listen To Your Body

Working Out After 40

How To Strengthen Your Bones

How To Speed Up Weight Loss

How To Make A Short Workout Count

Working Out Diet And Your Period

Diet And Fitness Tips You Need To Ignore

Should I Use A Heart Rate Monitor

How To Know If You Are Exercising Too Much

Why You Are Not Losing Weight

How To Deal With Muscle Cramps

Killer Abs Ball Workout

Why You Should Take A Dance Class Now

Why Your Workout Suddenly Feels Hard

Best Exercises To Tone Your Glutes

Is Training Harder Better

How To Eat Healthy Without Trying

The Only Diet You Need Is Balance

How To Be A Better Athlete

Best Foods To Give You Energy

Why You Are Doing Your Ab Workout All Wrong

Talk Fitness With An Expert

Wrist Exercises For Bloggers

September Ab Challenge Week Three

How To Relieve Joint Pain

Ballet For Fitness: Is Back In Style

How To Keep Gym Clothes Fresh

Stay Fit And Healthy For The Holidays

Diet Foods To Avoid

The Basics Of Hip Stretches

Muscle Imbalance And Back Pain

Your Workout Motivation

6 Tips To Stop Bloating

My Gym Bag Essentials

How To Get A Shapely Butt

Must Do Morning Stretches

How To Increase Your Bust Size

October Fashion Beauty And Fitness Picks

Why Should Women Lift Weights

How To Alleviate Back Pain

Free Weights VS Machines

Are you Over Exercising

Ultimate Foot Guide And How To Relieve Foot Pain

Best Exercises For A Desk Job

Fitness Fanatics Shopping Guide

The Importance Of Cross Training

Losing Weight In 2017

How To Stay Healthy For The Holidays

Do I Really Need To Workout

Can I Lose Weight And Still Eat Sweets

4 Ways To Turn Your Walk Into A Workout

How To Come Back After An Injury

No Gym Arm Workout

What To Look For In A Smoothie

How To Keep Your Diet On Track

Great Metabolism Myths

Ballet Inspired Leg Workout

What Is The Deal With All These Diets

Natural Energy Drinks

The Importance Of Stretching In Style

7 Healthy Morning Habits for Looking And Feeling Your Best

Should You Exercise When You Are Sick

Home Gym Must Haves

How To Get Your Diet Back On Track

Muscle Imbalances And Upper Body Pain

September Ab Challenge Week Four

How To Actually Lose Weight

Tips On Getting And Staying Fit In 2016

What Is Pilates

How To Easily Get Fit And Healthy

How Much Weight Can You Lose In A Month

How To Work With A Personal Trainer

How To Treat Sore Muscles

How To Wear Athleisure

How To Detox Your Body Naturally

Is being thin enough

Stretching Mistakes You Might Be Making

How To Have Energy After Lunch

How To Workout In The Morning

How To Stay Healthy While Traveling

All About Your Knees

5 Day Workout Plan Part 2

How To Incorporate Pilates Into Everyday

Best Warmup For Your Workout

How To Make Exercise A Habit

How To Deal With Bloating

Best Stretches Pre And Post Swim

Why Is Sitting Too Much So Bad

Best Stretches If You Sit At A Desk All Day

6 Comments

  1. My tip is always wear SPF if you’re going to be outside for longer periods of time! 🙂

    1. YES!!! That might just be the most important one. Thank you.
      xo

  2. Such great tips, Caroline! I only wish it was that warm in Australia right now, I’m so chilly in Melbourne. My favourite time for exercise in the summer months is definitely in the evening as it doesn’t get dark until quite late and the sun isn’t as harsh.
    Thanks for sharing,
    Siobhan x

    1. I’m sorry it’s winter for you but I have to admit I’m happy that I’m just entering the summer months! I’ve always been an early morning workout person for the exact reason you love the evenings.
      xo

  3. I absolutely agree with changing your sports clothes for the warmer months. Cotton feels great and breathes with the skin.

    1. I’ve found some really great moisture wicking fabrics that are perfect for summer.
      xo

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

By continuing to use the site, you agree to the use of cookies. more information

The cookie settings on this website are set to "allow cookies" to give you the best browsing experience possible. If you continue to use this website without changing your cookie settings or you click "Accept" below then you are consenting to this.

Close