Summer Slim-Down Tips

We’re smack dab in the middle of summer—have you hit the beach or pool yet? If you’re still waiting for those last five pounds to come off before you put on your favorite swimsuit, here are a few summer slim-down tips to help accelerate your weight loss. Eat five times per day. We’re not talking full meals here—more like three normal meals and two snacks. Spreading your calories out over Read more ...

Brush Up on Water Safety

Heading out for a swim this weekend? Come on in, the water’s fine. But first, brush up on these water safety tips from the Red Cross. Beach Safety Protect your skin. Limit the amount of direct sunlight you receive between 10:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Wear a sunscreen with a sun protection factor (SPF) of at least 15. Wear foot protection. Many times, people’s feet can get burned from the Read more ...