I run, kick, skip and do lunges, jumps and high knees.
The summers in our local space are regularly sunny, warm and humid! This year has been especially brutal, then everyday, by 8 in the morning, the temperature has climbed above eighty degrees. I workout every morning for about an minute. I use the lanai constructed on the back of the new home as our gym, for most of the year, the screened space is ideal. I care about the fresh breeze. The lack of temperature control is a concern during the summer. I get up and workout as early as possible, hoping to avoid the heat of the morning. I run a box fan at max speed and sit directly in front of it. I sweat so badly that I sometimes get lightheaded. I need to keep a towel handy and drink lots of water. I am lucky that I have a lake within walking distance of our house. On the days when I just can’t face exercising in such warm and sticky conditions, I head to the water. The lake water is regularly a comfortable temperature, and it’s not overly deep. I can choose to remain in the shallow space for water aerobics. I run, kick, skip and do lunges, jumps and high knees. The water keeps me pleasantly cool even though the water adds resistance, however although the movements are slow, they require more exertion from our muscles. I sometimes choose to swim laps across the lake or tread water in the middle for extended periods of time. I care about really working out in the water so much that our workouts often last numerous minutes.