In this hot muggy and humid weather...
... water melon rocks. It is full or water and other goodness and really low in calories.
What other tips do you have?
Yep, eat any other melon but watermelon 😊 The galia and Canteloupe types are all together way more tasty and naturally sweet.
I freeze ripe banana slices and whizz em up with cocoa which turns into ice cream before your very eyes. Water or fruit juice in the ice cube tray with a berry or two in, instant refresher.
Ooh I like the sound of the banana whizz - off to freeze some banana right now!
I must try that. Sounds yum.
I'll try that today. Do you use no cream with it, just banana and cocoa? Would it work if I froze coconut yoghurt and blended it with frozen banana slices?
Put your running gear in the fridge or freezer before you go or wear wet
Run very early ( I do this)
drink lots but i dont favour freezing running bottle as brain freeze will make you feel odd
Run in the shade
Cucumber, lemon and mint cooler.. Low Cal and delicious! A favourite of ours
1 small cucumber, or 1/2 large,( peeled and chopped)
Juice of 2 lemons
Juice of 2 limes
Sprigs of fresh mint leaves
1 cup water
, ( add more if necessary)
1 tbs honey if you crave sweetness .. and some of you love your sweet goodness
1 cup crushed ice
In a food processor, blend cucumber, mint, lemon and lime juice and water. Blend until smooth. Pour into glass. Stir in honey, ( if used) and top with crushed ice. Garnish with mint leaves.
Easily doubled to make more..
Oh, that sounds very, very delicious!
I agree, that sounds lovely!
I guess you could add gin to it sometimes 😏. Sounds delicious.
or.. sparkling white wine...yumsters!
Oh yum if I can find fresh mint leaves, I'll definitely have a go at that. We used to drink fresh mint tea when I lived in Morocco poured into cups in a long stream from a great height. It is very refreshing in the heat and no comparison to peppermint tea from teabags.
It is..we make jugs full and chill..so low cal too..☺ Goes well with spiralised butternut squash,herbs and ricotta😏 A lovely summer lunch or supper..x
Coconut water - expensive but full of electrolytes, so really good for hydration. I'm not keen on it on its own but with a little orange juice makes such a refreshing drink! Definitely a good one for this hot, muggy weather. I'm sure I am recovering more quickly after my long runs since I started drinking this. Used to be a bit prone to a post run headache but not any more☺
I like coconut water. That's a good drink to actually take with you on a run.
Freeze a wet flannel before you go out, then put it on the back of your neck when you get in again -bliss
Carry a wet flannel when you run, really does stop you getting too hot. Yesterday I wiped my arms and neck all the way home, my temp was back to normal by the time I got back - well, almost!
Dunk your whole head in water before you go out. It reduces your core temperature and keeps it low while you run. And I can't remember whose tip it was here but frozen grapes are good for longer runs, or any runs 😊
The frozen grapes was probably Miles Y. he loved frozen peas from the freezer but I read on the bag that you shouldn't 😕
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