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Ways To Feel Refreshed On Your Next Beach Trip

Here is how to feel relaxed at the beach.

Who doesn’t love beach days? Just the thought of sand, water and sun is enough to get people excited. But enjoying some time in the sun at the beach can also be quite exhausting. There are a few things you need to keep in mind to reduce your risk of heat exhaustion, feeling fatigued, or becoming dehydrated. Here are some ways to enjoy your trip to the beach and feel refreshed.

Get enough sleep before and during your holiday

Whether you are on holiday or just spending a day at the beach, make sure to get a good amount of sleep before your trip. If you are staying longer squeeze in time for rest amid all the fun. When you do not get enough sleep can cause you to feel sleep-deprived, which can add up if you do not get enough rest. If you are sleep deprived, it can contribute to sun fatigue. Meanwhile, while you are in the sun, your body works a lot harder to stay at its core body temperature. This process can take a toll on your body and leave you feeling exhausted.

Drink lots of water to avoid dehydration

A warm day at the beach can make you get sweaty. All that sweating can make you dehydrated and cause you to feel exhausted. While this may sound trite, it is important to stay hydrated and drink lots of water. When the weather is hot or if you are being super active, you could lose a lot of fluid. Make sure to drink lots of fluids when you start to feel sluggish or tired.

Consume healthy foods

When you are on holiday, you want to forget about the diet plan and indulge in foods you normally stay away from. The key is balance. Consume good food before you head to the beach to give you energy and help you avoid feeling sluggish. Fun activities like swimming, playing beach volleyball or just strolling can take up a lot of energy. If you are eating a few hours before being active or heading to the beach, then eat a meal that includes carbohydrates, protein, and fat as your body will have enough time to digest the meal. If you have a very short time like only 30 minutes before heading out, consume something not so heavy like a banana because your body could digest carbohydrates quickly.

Darielle Britto

Darielle Britto has been in the world of journalism since 2014 — covering everything from breaking news to lifestyle for some of India's top publications. Currently, she focuses on all things food, fashion, travel, home, health, design and offbeat.
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