Stay Cool This Summer


Stay Cool This Summer

Here are some easy tips to help you stay cool this Summer;

Run cool water over the inside of your wrists.

Drive up to the mountains, for example up to Sandia Crest. The higher you go, the cooler it gets.

Drink at least eight eight-ounce glasses of water per day – more if you’re very active.  

Don’t exercise in the heat of the day – do it before 9 a.m. or after 6 p.m.

Set a bowl of ice water in front of a moving fan.

Wear loose, light-colored natural-fiber clothing.

Soak your feet in a plastic basin of cool (not cold) water.

If you have a basement, hang out there – it’s usually at least 10 degrees cooler than upper floors.

Wear your hair up or short – most heat escapes from the top of your head.

Make your own portable evaporative cooler: wet down a white cotton towel and drape it around your neck.

Wear a broad brimmed hat when out in the yard or at an outdoor event.  Helps to shade your face, head and neck and protects it from the sun. 

Enjoy your Summer when there is no school, vacation plans and BBQs!