How Hot Weather Can Affect Your Heart When Exercising

Tip Content Provided By: Cleveland Clinic 

Exercising in the heat can result in a dramatic increase of stress on your heart. In order to lower your body temperature, your heart beats and pumps harder, circulating two to four times as much blood compared to when you exercise in cooler weather. Read advice from Cleveland Clinic's Michael Crawford, MS, on how to care for your cardiovascular system and keep your heart cool when exercising during the summer. 


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