The Friday Five – Beach Edition
Heading to the beach this summer? Check out these five tips to stay healthy and active on your vacation.
The Right Reason to Chose a Sunscreen- and the right way to use it
Are you using a sunscreen that is really protecting you? Do you know what to look for in a sunscreen? Dr. Claire McCarthy (@) discusses sunscreen guidelines and tips from the American Academy of Dermatology (@) in the Harvard Health Publication (@) (For more on skin cancer prevention check out our article here.)
Exactly How to Protect Your Hair and Your Scalp From the Sun
Everyone knows to cover their arms, legs, face and back when applying sunscreen. But what about the areas not so obvious? Don’t forget your hair and scalp need protection from the sun too! Read these directions from Health Magazine (@) on how to protect an area most forgotten when you are lathering up.
Buh-Bye Boring Beach Workouts! Build Serious Strength on the Sand
Don’t just sit all day – make sure to keep active. No need to leave the beach to find a gym! Check out these cardio and strength exercises from Shape Magazine (@) you can do right on the beach.
13 Tips for Staying Hydrated in the Heat
Remember when you are out in the sun staying hydrated is key. Follow registered dietitian and author Katherine Tallmadge’s (@) 13 tips she shared on Live Science (@)
How to Pack Healthy Snacks and Meals for the Beach
If you plan to spend the whole day on the shore you are going to get hungry. Look at Kara Lydon’s (@) ideas for beach-friendly nutritious snacks on Super Kids Nutrition (@) including snack, beverage, and full lunch options that will fit right in your cooler.