Crushed ice before events in hot/humid conditions may help performance

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Pre-cooling in an ice bath, air conditioning, or wearing an ice vest has consistently been shown to benefit performance in endurance events in the heat. However, these strategies require equipment, logistical problems and make us uncomfortable before events. This recent research has used ice crushed up in a blender as a way to cool the body down. The question was asked, will it also help endurance performance in the heat? The results say yes!

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