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big_swede 07-21-2010 04:19 PM

How does the heat during summer season effect your workouts and diets (if)?
 
Just curious

I have a hard time eating enough and keeping my appetite up.

jwood 07-21-2010 04:23 PM

I agree with you swede, I find it very difficult to get enough calories in the summer time. i do some work outside in the heat and those days just ruin my calorie intake.

I try to combat this by eating a lot at night time once I am cooled down and then my hunger usually hits me. My workouts do not change much since my gym is air conditioned and pretty cold for the older people

gaspers04 07-21-2010 04:27 PM

No prob here, I have quite the surplus....lol

My gym at home is all closed up and the door to the main part of the house is closed, I like to run a "sweat box", dont ask me why.

Rich Knapp 07-21-2010 04:33 PM

I force myself to eat every 2-3 hours.

big_swede 07-21-2010 04:37 PM

My gym is very bad ventilated and hot, try to stay very well hydrated during the day before workout but i still drink about a gallon of water during workout and continue to drink through the evening afterwards. I also gave up the half-clean bulk i was on and now eat everything i can get my hands on (no reffined sugars though).

Craig Pfisterer 07-21-2010 05:52 PM

Biggest change for me is adding Gatorade to my water intake and chalk for the gym to combat my sweating.

BendtheBar 07-21-2010 06:46 PM

If I was thinner and young, I would eat more ice cream and whole milk during Summer :)

Right now I live indoors so it doesn't bother me much.


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