Staying Cool in the Summer Heat

A repeat from last year, but since it’s been in the HIGH 90s here this week, a great time to repost!

A Measured Life

1280px-Boy_Face_from_Venezuela July is the hottest month of the year where I live.

People, we’re deep into summer in the Northern hemisphere and it’s HOT out there! (In fact, the Philadelphia area is under an excessive heat warning, so stay inside in the air conditioner if you live around here!) I don’t know about you but I want to spend as much time as I can outside without developing heat stroke. So what can we do to make sure we stay healthy while still having some serious summer fun?

Spend time outside during the edges of the day. Do your most rigorous outdoor activities either early in the morning or later in the evening when the sun is low in the sky. You’ll have plenty of time to fit in your fun, since we often have 15 solid hours of daylight in the warmer months.

441693331_3a1047cf97_bBetter yet: take a cool shower IN…

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