Photo: University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR), a nonprofit consortium of research universities, on behalf of the National Science Foundation and the university community.
High heat coupled with the ozone situation this summer makes it rough on one’s lungs when exercising outdoors. This brings us to just one question from a listener. Sue asked KRCL’s Lara Jones to find out whether her lungs are safe if she bikes later in the day, when ozone and temperatures are higher, as long as she rides a route with lots of trees. Dr. Jeffrey Cline, who practices both pediatrics and Sports Medicine at the University of Utah, gives us the benefit of his experience:
J1Q Heat Ozone Exercise
The photo above also led to the following video from UCAR:
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Josh Scheuerman started running a few years ago, and around the same time he picked up the hobby – he started picking up the trash he found along the road. Now, he’s expanding this litter pickup up project around the state – starting on Earth Day, he’ll be running in sections of communities located at the four corners of the state, and talking to local leadership about the garbage he finds, and ways we can reduce this problem.