Attracts the beautiful weather for outdoor athletes who want to do something for their health in the fresh air. But it is not to circulation problems, care must be taken. In a screening can detect and handle in a timely manner any diseases. Because with the temperature and movement outdoors increases the load for the body “, says Dr. Reinhold Lunow, internist and Medical Director of the clinic in Bornheim near Cologne. He and his team have focused on the health checkup.
Too much heat can be dangerous to the body. Because, who seems to be too much, risking serious diseases. How an athlete can endure much in summer, clarifies a checkup. Stress testing under medical supervision and other studies explore the limits of your own body. Together with the experts of the clinic as the training plan can be adapted to your own performance. Particularly risky for the summer sports in the open air, the afternoon hours are generally.
These should be shunned in any case be peaked because then the radiation from the Sun. Swimming is an exception, however, applies also here: moderation. In the summer, athletes should prefer lay their training outdoors in the morning or evening. Also the food is an important point. Who regularly drives sports, must have enough vitamins and fiber. Energy in the form of carbohydrates requires the body. Sufficient water compensates the loss of fluids through sweating. The mineral budget must be balanced by lightly salted food. Magnesium from bananas protects the muscles.
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