Ohlone 50K 2017: back at it, to it and on it for the 30th! - Back at it: it had been 8 days since I raced an ultra, it was time to race again, albeit half the distance of my last two races in May, *just* 50K! And one...
Monday, March 10, 2008
DEATH VALLEY - BADWATER TRAINING
I have been thinking about Badwater and trying to come up with good heat acclimation ideas. Over the weekend, I purchased some heat lamps and indoor thermometer and will set them up around a treadmill and/or my bike trainer in a small enclosed area so as to make my own "sauna". My friend Eric is also sponsoring me for a gym membership at Oracle so I can start utilizing their "real" sauna.
I have also been utilizing this technique that I read about on the Badwater blog - anytime I drive, I push the heater up full blast as hot as it goes (my car goes 90 degrees F) with the windows up and usually I put on a heavy wool coat. This really gets the sweat going....which reminds me, I need a new car freshener.