You will never hear me complain about the heat unless my air is not working lol, now you may hear me complain about the Michigan winters, but then again who doesn't? We were pretty lucky this past year though, it really was not too bad of a winter. There are plenty of ways to beat heat, and Michigan has plenty of ways to do it with many lakes and beaches. Sometimes when it gets too humid and temps are high it can be a bit brutal.

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How To Beat The Michigan Heat

The extreme heat of the summer in Michigan can take its toll on our bodies. Many folks choose to stay in a lot during hot summer days with the AC cranked up, Yes, it can be too hard to stay cool during the summer months. There is no running away from the brutal summer heat. But here is the good news. There are ways you can beat the heat and stay cool without going absolutely crazy. Here are a few tips from thejobnetwork.com.

  1. Cool of with ice packs
  2. Sleep on a cooling sheet, I have a cooling pillow.
  3. Exercise, but not to excess, a cool room helps
  4. Stay away from hot foods
  5. Portable fans are great, love the noise helps me sleep at night.

It goes without saying you must stay hydrated, I drink at least 8oz of water a day, I also love sugar-free Powerade, grape is my favorite. Zero Gatorade is also a good way to mix it up as well. And how about ice-cold watermelon. That is always in my fridge in the summer.

 More Tips On Staying Cool

If I sit outside, I like to have a spray bottle nearby, you can use an ice pack or cold towel on your cooling points. If you know your cooling points, you’ll be able to cool yourself off faster and more effectively. Two of them are your wrists, and forehead which I learned from Mom.

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