you athletes out there listen up, the first official day of football
practice is Monday and should be drinking water, now.
With temperatures expected to climb as high as 110 degrees, the threat of heat stroke is very real.
Every coach in the state of Arkansas is certified in spotting and treating heat exhaustion.
Looking for signs of dizziness, nausea, and incoherence.
They stress the importance of parents encouraging their athletes to continue to hydrate long before and after practice.
"If a football coach has a kid for two hours a day," said Coach Kevin Kelley with Pulaski Academy, "You know there's 22 other hours a day they need to be hydrating before we ever get them."
Coach Kelley also recommends to eat a good meal and take breaks often.