Finally! Getting some good sleep. Good food, activity, supplement balance.
There are different kinds of vests and systems. A lot of trial and error goes into thriving with MS but there are many more options these days.
We Have a "trails trial" this Sunday so I am prepping for the heat. Cooling vests out and ready to freeze and cool accordingly. Here I am on "Dreamy" in my blue Cool Medic vest.I have an Artic Heat vest on underneath the sun shirt. Some vests are water cooled. Some frozen and some carry ice blocks in them.
My packing list:
CamelBak with lots of ice in bladder.Chill bladder in refrigerator overnight add ice in morning.
Cooling vest #1 - Arctic Heat cooling vest, activated and in freezer.
Cooling vest #2 - Cool Medic cooling vest in cooler, to get wet right before ride.
Cooling neck wrap, activated and in freezer.
(2) quart size zip locks with ice for inside boots after ride.
(1) sun hoodie from Solumbra
(1) pair fingerless, sun gloves from Solumbra
(3) bandanas in cold water in cooler
(2) gallon ziplocks with ice for cooler
Light weight jeans
4 bottles water at least
2 coconut waters
Banana or orange juice or both
Morning of event: Shentrition Coconut water Water Banana.... I'm ready for this!
And it was a success! I stayed relatively cool, body didn't get out of whack and even placed seventh overall. A good day was had by all.