5 Ways to Beat the Heat While Skating

heatWith Memorial Day behind us and a few days with temperatures over the 90˚F mark with suffocating humidity and it’s safe to say that summer is in full effect for the east coast. The nice and breezy spring days are behind us, which means that you’re gonna have to try harder than ever to stay cool and prevent heat exhaustion (and the much more serious, potentially fatal, heat stroke) and stay on the hill as long as possible. While they’re not foolproof, these 5 things will help you beat the usually oppressive east coast summer weather.

Continue reading and find out our top 5 ways to beat the heat!

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  1. Other cooling tips are:
    6. Wear lighter colors While everyone wants to rock their new black AC/DC concert T-shirt, a better idea might be to take a cue from the Plain White Tees. Lighter colors reflect heat while dark colors absorb it.
    7. Pass on the skinny jeans. Loose fitting clothes allow more air flow and cooling as well as offer more freedom of movement.
    8. By all means, shred with a helmet, but then, when not actively on a run, shed that lid. This kinda goes back to the #s 6 and 7. Let heat escape your body, and the place it does that best is through your head.
    Skate safe, skate cool!

  2. > Tips to keep cool while shredding!
    > 1. Drink Water
    > 2. Stay in the shade
    > 3. Stop shredding

    Uhh, thanks… I guess.