March 16, 2016


Firstly, you need to know this…
1. 20% of energy during exercise is used for muscular activity – the shearing or woolhandling part


2. 80% is used when we sweat (the dripping off the nose part)


3. Dehydration is affected by
     a. Fluid intake
     b. Heat...

March 16, 2016

Working in the heat as we know is a tough job – but evidence shows that trained subjects, working in heat of about 40 degrees with 10% relative humidity, and at about 60% of maximal capacity for 10 days increased their overall performance after several days, and had mu...

March 16, 2016

It’s hot, you’re working hard and sweating profusely…. How do you know if you are hydrated enough?


Seems a group of scientists have done the dirty work for us at Arkansas University and have found that you need to be urinating (when you feel the urge, not just because...

March 16, 2016

Are you super hot at work at the moment? I've worked out eleven ways you can keep cool in the heat - but I want to know what you think.


*Please note this is to keep cool, not as a treatment for overheating.


1. Changing your wet singlets often - at comb changes if nece...

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