Outdoor exercise has always been the best rather than keeping indoor. However, if you are skipping out on avoiding exposure to sun during your outdoor jogging or workout session, you are certainly putting your health in danger in many ways.
Starting from hyper-pigmentation to skin infection and increased chances of skin cancer, exposure to sun may lead to several other ailments. Here’s a list of handy tips that you should follow to stay away from the sun while pumping up your bones and muscles outdoor.
You should have extra sunscreen tubes stocked almost everywhere, be it in your car or purse or gym bag and you must make it a habit to use it before heading out for your outdoor exercise or running sessions as they serve as the first line of shield between your skin and the sun.
According to the American Academy of Dermatology, you should go for full spectrum, water-resistant brands that offer protection from UVA and UVB rays. You need to apply it in considerably large quantity (one ounce that can fill up a shot glass) at least 15 minutes before you head outside. Not using sunscreen on a cloudy day is not so wise as clouds do not prevent ultraviolet rays penetration.