“The long days of summer create an ideal outdoor environment for hiking, jogging, cycling, swimming, golf, tennis, and more,” says Armin Tehrany, MD, an orthopedic surgeon, shoulder and knee specialist, and founder of Manhattan Orthopedic Care. “But being active for hours on-end can cause muscle fatigue and pose a high risk for injuries, especially during the warmest hours of the day,” he adds. That’s not all. You’re also more susceptible to skin infections and burns, and well—read the rest of the piece to find out.
But, you don’t have to stay in a bubble or even a gym for the remainder of the summer. Use these expert tips to reduce your risk of injury, big and small, and enjoy a healthy season.
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