Tag: summer

Basic Summer Swim Safety

One of the best things about summer is that you can spend all day in the water. Whether its at the lake, the pool, or water park, there are a few things you should know before getting your feet wet.     SWIM LESSONS Everyone should know some basic lifesaving swim strokes. Even if it is only enough to get…

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It’s not just hot, it’s HUMID!

This summer is shaping up to be a hot one, and as Louisville summers usually go, a humid one too. High humidity isn’t just annoying, it can be dangerous as well.   Humidity measures the amount of water in the air. Normal humidity levels are between 30%-60%, when humidity levels rise above that, you start to feel uncomfortable. Humidity affects…

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Get Out and Get Moving!

Spring is the perfect time to start getting back outside, getting your heart rate up and get healthy! With longer days, and all that glorious sunshine there is no better time to start getting regular exercise. Did you know exercising for 30 minutes 2-3 days a week can help lower your risk for a number of diseases?     Your…

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Spring into Sunshine!

Summer is right around the corner, the warm sun on your face, the cool waters of Kentucky Kingdom calling your name, annnnnd the risk of skin cancer. The sun is no joke, it can be very harmful for unprotected skin. Keeping covered, staying in the shade, and wearing sun screen can all protect your skin from the damage that the…

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