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Dr. Stacy Sims

Women-Specific Strategies to Train and Compete in the Heat cold heat hydration recovery Jun 20, 2022

Race day temperatures are rising. Here’s what active women need to know.

As I write this, race season is underway in the Northern Hemisphere and temperatures are climbing as much as 20 degrees above average across a large swath of the U.S. As sweltering weather becomes the norm, it’s...

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Sweltering Sauna or Cold Plunge? Getting Comfortable with Being Uncomfortable Can Boost Performance and Health. cold heat Mar 24, 2022

The science behind ice baths and sauna sessions.

Extreme temperature treatments have been a hot (pun intended) trend for the past few years. Long time athlete Gabby Reece famously swears by super hot (up to 220 degrees F!) sauna treatments followed by icy cold plunges and Lady Gaga’s...

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Beat the Heat heat Jul 23, 2021

Working with your physiology to keep your cool is more important than ever as temperatures reach new heights.

Though the temps are cool and cloudy here in the Southern Hemisphere where I live, active women working out in the Northern Hemisphere are facing scorching temps, with many places hitting...

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