Summer is an enjoyable time to relax by the pool, go on vacation, and picnic outside with friends and family. But don’t let the fun stop early. According to WebMD.com, if you feel weak, dizzy, or sluggish in the middle of your daily activities, this may be a sign of dehydration. Don’t panic, your daily routine can distract you from drinking the recommended 8 glasses of water a day. However, our tips below can help you easily incorporate more water in your daily routine.
Let’s be honest summer is not the time to be anything less than your healthiest and happiest self. Try some of these suggestions to prevent or overcome dehydration.
- Drink water… grab your favorite reusable water bottle and fill it up! “Water is non-caloric, it pumps up your skin, and it hydrates your muscles, “ says WebMD Weight Loss Clinic Kathleen Zelman, MPH, RD, LD.
- Fruits and vegetables contain lots of water, so eat up! Try blending your favorites in a festive summer smoothie. We recommend enjoying this refreshing snack with a reviving sheet mask.
- Limit your time in the sun. Spending too much time in the sun’s harmful rays can cause sunburn. Additionally, too much exercise outside can increase your chance of becoming fatigued. We know that spending time outside is a staple of your summer routine, and we don’t want to change that. Instead, try wearing a trendy wide-brim hat or staying in the shade.
Incorporate these three easy tips to make sure dehydration won’t crush your summer mood. Now go back out there and reap the benefits of good hydration!