To Sara of Fit by Sara: “I can’t get motivated to workout in this heat!  Do  you have any tips to get in a good workout when it’s hot?”

From Sara of Fit by Sara: “Your right, it can be really hard to get motivated when it’s hot.  I’ve found two great workouts to beat the heat.  1. Swimming.  Now if you don’t care for swimming laps you can get a great workout from doing water aerobics.  The water provides great resistence.  Take a few classes at a local YMCA or fitness facility and you’ll learn the moves and can do them in your own pool (if you’re lucky to have one!).  2. Workout in the evening.  After the sun goes down it usually cools down several degrees.  Even if it’s still warm at least you won’t feel the sun “baking” on your skin.  Tonight I put my boombox in the garage and worked out to upbeat music from 8:30-9:35 p.m..  Afterwards I even felt motivated to get some work done!

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