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What type of clothes should I wear to workout in?

Michael Bergeron, PhD
Sports Medicine
These days, there are a lot of options for kids and adults. Your best bet for exercising in the heat is to choose from the wide array of high-tech breathable, lightweight sportswear designed to allow sweat to quickly evaporate from the skin. Rapid evaporation of sweat helps your body to keep regulate body temperature more effectively. Of course, the right clothes alone can’t keep you completely safe and risk-free if the heat and/or humidity are high. Adequate hydration, modified activity, and frequent breaks are essential as well.

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