Tips to Beat the Heat

May 29, 2014

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Did you know extreme heat causes more deaths a year than hurricanes, lightning, tornadoes and floods COMBINED?! Crazy, right?  Summer is right around the corner & 100+ days are coming our way. Here are a few tips to help you beat the extreme heat.

Stay Cool.

  • Avoid direct sunlight
  • Wear lightweight, light colored clothing
  • Take cool showers

Stay Hydrated.

  • Drink more water
  • Avoid alcoholic & sugary drinks
  • Don’t wait until you’re thirsty to drink

Stay Informed.

  • Keep an eye on the weather forecast
  • Know when it’s time to take a break
  • Learn the symptoms of heat related illnesses

Comment below and let us know what you do to combat blistering hot days!