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