By Sarah Tone, Communications Coordinator

The 2022 Canada Summer Games are quickly approaching. If you’re competing in the Games or in hot, humid temperatures, it is important to prepare your body to handle the heat and perform at your best when it matters the most.

The key to peak performance is proper preparation.

  • The Niagara Region has an average temperature of 25 degrees Celsius in the month of August.
  • The average humidity is 75%.
  • UV Index is 6 – which poses a high health risk from unprotected exposure to the sun’s UV rays.

Knowing this, how can you best prepare yourself to handle the heat at your next big competition?

Here is a guide to training in the heat with bonus cooling strategies to perform at your best:

If you have any questions, contact Jeff Wood, Performance Manager at Sport Manitoba: or (204) 925-5751