Lynchburg, VA - Despite the extreme heat some people just can't stay inside. Folks who work outside have to grin and bear it.
For some, the heat is actually beneficial! Construction workers for Joe H. Coleman who are on a job site in Forest. They say the pounds come off every year in the summer. One worker says he's seen the proof this year already.
"I probably lost 10 or 15 pounds in the summer, and I'll put it back on in the winter," said Brandon Duval.
These workers say they really have to be careful because sometimes it gets so hot it makes it hard for them to breathe.