Runners are a dedicated bunch. Most pound the pavement in every kind of weather: rain, snow, hail and even the blazing heat. But did you know that running in the hot summer heat can actually be hazardous to your health if not approached correctly? It absolutely can – here’s an overview of how and why, and what you can do to minimize your risk this summer season.
Poul Nielsen is the owner and operator of Nielsen Fitness, Toronto's leading team of in-home personal trainers. He has 16 years' experience in the fitness industry and has taught courses in Fitness and Lifestyle Management at George Brown College.
In addition to exercise (obviously), he loves spending time with his family, playing the guitar, strong coffee - and dark chocolate!