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Posts tagged "heat" within Fit Life

What’s the best way to get acclimated to hot yoga classes?

By Cedric Bryant on Wednesday, January 19, 2011


With hot yoga classes continuing to hold their popularity, it is important to understand how the body cools itself when heat stress is present and what countermeasures to take to minimize the risk of heat illness.




Do I burn more calories when it is hot outside or cold?

By Julia Valentour on Wednesday, November 10, 2010


It seems as if the extra energy that is needed to keep you warm when exercising in a cold environment would translate into extra calories burned. However, exercise raises the body’s temperature on its own without needing to expend more energy to do this.