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Winter is long gone, and has taken all of the slippery ice and freezing temperatures along with it. The beautiful weather and temperatures of summertime are perfect for constant outdoor activity, making this season seem carefree when it comes to outdoor safety. But wait! Even though summer seems like the best time to exercise outdoors, that doesn’t mean that there aren’t hazards to be aware of. Working out in the heat and under the sun can be unsafe if you don’t take the necessary precautions.
Hallie Labrador, MD, Sports and Family Medicine Physician at NorthShore, breaks down some of the key points you should think about when preparing a successful and mindful summer workout:
What is your favorite way to exercise in the summer?