With a long hot summer approaching, take a look at these top tips for staying healthy and happy during the warmer months – from exercising outdoors through to staying hydrated.
If you make one change to your diet this summer, make it by adding a cup of berries into your everyday routine.
Not only are berries packed full of anti-oxidants, there also great sources of vitamin C and can help to stave off any summer flus which might be going around.
Summer is the best season for berries and they tend to be the most delicious at this time, so make the most of it and keep healthy.
Exercise can be wonderful for your overall health and well being, and can be even better when enjoyed outside in the summer months.
If the temperature near you is a little too warm to be working out in the middle of the day, opt for an early morning run or an evening workout class to ensure you’re getting your 30 minutes a day this summer.
The cornerstone of health, hydration is incredibly important, especially during the summer months when the weather sky rockets.
Carrying a reusable water bottle with you wherever you go is definitely something you should adopt during the warmer months.
Thermos, stainless steel ones work well for his as they keep the liquid cool for up to 12 hours.
One of the best ways to de-stress in the summer is to get outside with nature.
Another brilliant tip is to start gardening!
Whether that’s caring for a few house plants or trying to grow your own food, ensuring that you’re out and in nature can be wonderful for de-stressing!
Shade Your Eyes
Although many people pile on the sunscreen during the summer months, it’s also important to pay close attention to your eye health as well.
Not only are UV rays damaging to your skin, they can also affect your eyes.
Opting for a good pair of sunglasses will mean you’ll avoid UV damage, and have a healthy, happy summer.
Sleep well this summer.
During the summer months, it can be pretty tricky to stay on a tight sleep schedule with lighter nights and warmer evenings.
Fans can be brilliant at creating cold air whilst you sleep, there are also other options of changing the thickness of your duvet to ensure you feel much more comfortable in the heat.