Houston Matters

How To Stay Active In Houston’s Summer Heat

Here in Greater Houston, we tend to experience summer sort of like northern cities deal with winter: we hibernate.

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When it gets too hot and too humid to spend much of our days outside, some Houstonians, at least, begin to live more sedentary lifestyles in the summer months – evenings on the couch, watching TV, letting the air conditioning wash over us.

In the audio above, Houston Matters host Craig Cohen discusses what we can do here in Greater Houston to maintain an active lifestyle during our hot, sticky, soupy summers with Dr. John Higgins, professor of cardiovascular medicine with the McGovern Medical School at UTHealth.

Dr. John Higgins of UTHealth
Dr. John Higgins is a professor of cardiovascular medicine at the McGovern Medical School at UTHealth.