Extreme heat changing Green Country routines

TULSA - The extreme heat is forcing many workers to change their schedules to avoid the hottest part of the day, but not everyone is so lucky.

With every bend, push, and kick at Oklahoma Fit Bootcamp in Jenks, Dina Pankey is working inside and outside. 

"We get to at least come inside and work for a minute," Pankey said.

Smith's main tip is to keep hydrating.

"If they weight 100 pounds, drink 50 ounces of water a day," he said. "Take half their body weight in ounces.  We're burning so many calories.  I can't imagine those guys out there working eight hours."

T-Town Roofing employees can imagine such a workload however, one atop sun-scorched shingles.

"If it's like 105, it feels like 115 on top," said Jesus Martinez, who's been working with the crew as a summer job. "It's pretty hot."

Martinez and his fellow workers finish one roof a day on average with few breaks.

"We try to work as fast as we can," he said.

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