You probably knew that already. And I know weve all seen the attempt-at-artsy Instagram photos of car thermometers showing temps well north of 100. Sometimes it just feels better to share it. After all, were all in this hell together.
Really, the only thing to do this month aside from repeating how hot it is and taking pics to prove it is dream of fall and drink an ample amount of water.
Im not talking about grabbing a bottle of Dasani, either. Isnt it time for everyone to get a little bit greener? I hate to think what future summers might be like with any more depletion of the ozone.
With the suns death rays seemingly trained on Oklahoma, its imperative that you realize your fluids intake is of utmost importance so important, in fact, that you should have H2O on hand at all times, and it should probably be in a reusable receptacle.
Head into Pro Bike Inc. (5820 N.W. 63rd; 721-6707) to grab a few Polar Bottles for you and the fam. These babies are designed to keep liquids cool, because, the only thing worse than being in direct sunlight in August is drinking lukewarm-to-warm water in direct sunlight in August.
You can find CamelBak water bottles, one of the most serious bottles promoting hydration at Melonbike (3021 N. Portland; 602-3310). You cant miss the place; its bright green with red accents much like a watermelon.
Whether youre looking for a 14-ounce bottle to stow away in your kiddos lunch box or you need the 25-ounce version for a yoga class, the bottles are reusable, which makes them a greener choice.
If youre brave enough to continue outdoor workouts and Ive spotted you out there make sure youre stocked with handheld water bottles, waist packs or race vests. Or a combination of all three. Because with the amount youll be sweating, its imperative to balance that out by drinking more agua.
Youll find a variety of water bottles, especially those tailored for the dedicated outdoor workout crew, at Red Coyote Running and Fitness (5800 N. Classen Blvd.; 840-0033).
Runners and cyclists, or just walking shoppers, dont go unprepared for this heat. Stay green and stay hydrated. Lets shop, OKC!