102 Degrees

| UltraRob | Wednesday, May 31st, 2006 at 9:36 am

After not getting the temperature hot enough on Sunday for my heat training, I borrowed another 1500 watt heater from my sister and brother-in-law to use in addition to my Dad’s heater. In my last 2 heat training sessions, I got the temperature to 100 degrees one time and the other time I got it to 102 degrees. Last night once I turned off the heaters, I was actually fairly comfortable with the temperature around 100 degrees. When the heaters are on, they have a small fan that must be blowing 120 degree air on me so no air movement actually feels cooler. One thing is for sure, my sweat glands definitely work.

2 responses to “102 Degrees”

  1. Big Mike says:


    Or is that sweat?

  2. […] I just can’t imagine going that long without drinking even in cool conditions let alone in that kind of heat. It’s one thing to push people to exhaustion from long days of hiking or from lack of food but not from lack of water. It was also the 2nd day of a 28 day course. It takes time to acclimate to the dry desert air and the heat. Dave was from New Jersey so I’m sure he wasn’t used to the dryness. Before I’ve done long bike races in the desert, I’ve done heat training in my bathroom. […]

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