Heat Training for Summer Ultras – Danny Westergaard & Jimmy Dean Freeman

June 21, 2013

In the Northern Hemisphere, we are now approaching the heat of the summer.  Make sure you prepare yourself by listening and learning from a couple people that really know how to train for heat.  Jimmy Dean Freeman, SoCal Coyotes joins us with his friend Danny Westergaard.  Danny has run Badwater 6 times and done a triple crossing of Badwater (875 miles).  In seven years, Danny has crossed the Death Valley 16 times!

  • How long should it take to become aclimated?
  • What strategies work best?
  • What advantages will you have if aclimated?

Check out this article: “Heat Training for Summer Ultras” by Nancy Shura-Dervin