6 Things Triathletes Should Know About Sun Protection

  • By Alicia Kaye
  • Published Jun 20, 2013
  • Updated Jul 15, 2015 at 4:04 PM UTC

2. Remember that SPF starts to expire the second you apply it (even if you’re inside or it’s dark out).
Put your sunscreen on as close to the beginning of your workout or race as possible as the clock on expiration starts immediately. On race day bring sunscreen with you to the start line, or put it on last when you leave transition before putting on your wetsuit.

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