Andrew Buckrell, co-founder of STAC, discusses heat. Our bodies do a great amount of work to get rid of excess heat generated when training, and strategies for maximising the body's ability to get rid of heat, and minimising heat build-up in the first place, are critical for optimal endurance performance.
IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:
-How much heat does our bodies generate in triathlon and how does that impact performance.
-The effect of ambient temperature
-The effect of speed and air flow
-The effect of sweating and humidity
-Strategies for minimising or reducing heat buildup in racing
-Strategies for minimising or reducing heat buildup in training
-What's the deal with slush drinks?
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