Global Running Day @ IBM SVL: 300 miles in the bank! - Oh, no, I didn't run 300 miles today, just 5% of that, but the point was to get as many colleagues to run, or walk, and log as many miles as a group. Since...
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.