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June 01, 2019

5 Tips for Staying Healthy While Moving to Killeen

MovingBy Julie DeLong, A-1 Freeman Moving Group 

The summer months are the time for many people to move. The weather is good, the kids are away from school, and it is one of the most convenient periods to make a new beginning in a new location. And with an abundance of sunny days as well as warm breezes, it appears as though remaining healthy and well balanced will probably be simple enough to do throughout a summer move. However, however, that's not always the case.

Should you be moving to Killeen, and you don't want to find yourself sick while you are executing it, have several of these recommendations in your thoughts.

Tip #1: Utilize All the Proper Gear

Whenever you think of lifting straps, weight belts, and hand braces, odds are good you are picturing the clanking weights in a fitness center. To be honest, moving is only the same exercise, but with an objective, which is why you'll want to make sure you don't hurt yourself (or your belongings) when moving it from one house to the other.

That's why you should be sure you've got safety gloves (to secure a good grip as well as to keep your hands from becoming dry), braces (if you're lifting particularly large items you should brace your wrists and back, along with your knees should they be vulnerable), and shoes that provide you cushioning and comfort without presenting a hazard (long shoelaces that you can trip over, a fit that isn't comfy, etc.). It's also recommended that you utilize a dolly to transport particularly bulky items in order to save your back.

Or, if you are hiring a professional moving company in Killeen, they should ensure that you have all the appropriate equipment, so that you don't have to fret with this.

Tip #2: Eat and Drink Regularly

It's not hard to let your schedule get away from you if you are moving, however it is crucial to be sure you're keeping hydrated and eating often. You should take time to consume water (with an intermittent sports drink, if you happen to really need it), but ensure that you aren't filling up on caffeine and sugar since those items will undoubtedly dehydrate you more. Moreover, don't solely eat fast food. Although your cooking area might be packed up, it is essential to ensure you are consuming plenty of nutritious meals, along with fruits and vegetables, exactly like if you are carrying out your typical agenda.

Tip #3: Sleep

Moving is nerve-racking, there's no two ways about it. That could eat away at your tranquillity and keep you up during the night. Although it may appear tough, it is important for your system to get ample rest. That means you need to take some time in the evening to unwind, steer clear of consuming caffeinated drinks, and go through a relaxation routine. Perhaps even a bit of meditation. Whatever you must do to wind down, so you can get your rest, you want to do that to preserve your strength while you are moving to Killeen.

Tip #4: Move A Little at A Time

Nothing is more nerve-racking (or forces you to use more energy) than trying to move all at one time. That is why, instead, you need to schedule your efforts and your projects. Organize what you need to pack by what date and acquire the help you will need to move at a steady velocity. You will be less inclined to injure yourself this way, it decreases your fatigue, and makes it less likely you will injure yourself at some point of the moving process.

Tip #5: Monitor Weather Conditions and Temps

It doesn't matter what season you are moving in, frequent fluctuations in temps, in addition to being outside in poor weather, will take its toll on your body's defense mechanisms. It's not going to make you sick on its own in the event you load your moving van while it is raining, or if you're repeatedly going from cold air conditioning into hot, steamy outside weather, but it's most likely to zap your energy. Keep in mind things like that and make an effort to lessen your exposure when you can.

And don't forget that A-1 Freeman Moving Group in Killeen is at your service to help with any area of the moving process so you can rest, relax and stay healthy.


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The Mickelson Family
Best. Move. Ever!
Very pleased with the overall respect and care the men gave to my possessions. Even mailing me very quickly the only thing lost in transit. Would recommend to anyone needing a long distant move.
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