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June 01, 2019

5 Tips for Staying Healthy While Moving to Oklahoma City

MovingBy Julie DeLong, A-1 Freeman Moving Group 

Summer time is the period for most people to move. The weather is nice, the children are out of school, as well as it's among the easiest times to make a new beginning in a completely new place. Together with lots of sun and also warm breezes, it seems like staying healthy may be easy enough to carry out during a summer move. Unfortunately, although, that isn't always the case.

For anyone who is moving to Oklahoma City, and you don't wish to end up sick while you are executing it, bear some of these suggestions in your thoughts.

Tip #1: Make Use of All the Right Equipment

When you visualize lifting straps, weight belts, and hand braces, likelihood is excellent you are picturing the clanking weights of a health and fitness center. Okay, moving is just the identical activity, however with a purpose, which is the reason you should ensure you do not hurt yourself (or your stuff) whenever moving it from one house to the other.

That's why you'll want to be sure you have work gloves (to obtain a good hold and also to keep your hands from dehydrating), braces (if you're moving significantly heavy things you ought to brace your wrists and back, as well as your knees should they be vulnerable), and shoes or boots that give you support and comfort without adding a hazard (lengthy shoelaces that you can trip over, a fit that is not comfy, and so on.). It's also a good idea to utilize a dolly to handle especially bulky things in order to save your back.

Or, if you are working with a professional moving company in Oklahoma City, they will make sure to have all the appropriate equipment, so that you don't have to fret over it.

Tip #2: Eat and Drink Frequently

It's not hard to let your schedule get away from you when you're moving, but it's extremely important to be sure you're staying hydrated and eating often. You should take time to consume water (with an occasional sports drink, should you absolutely need it), but make sure that you are not filling up on caffeinated drinks and sugar since those items will undoubtedly dehydrate you more. Furthermore, do not solely ingest junk food. Even though your kitchen might be packed up, you need to ensure you're getting ample wholesome meals, as well as fruits and vegetables, exactly like if you're carrying out your regular agenda.

Tip #3: Rest

Moving is stressful, there's no two ways about it. That may chip away at your peace of mind and keep you up during the night. While it might seem challenging, it's important for your health to get adequate slumber. Meaning you ought to take some time in the evening to sit back, steer clear of ingesting caffeinated drinks, and go through a relaxation routine. Maybe even a bit of meditating. Anything you have to do to relax, in order to get your rest, you should do that to preserve your strength while you are moving to Oklahoma City.

Tip #4: Move A Little at A Time

Few things are more nerve-racking (or causes you to use more energy) than attempting to move all at one time. That is why, instead, you should schedule your energy and your work. Organize what you need to pack by what date and obtain the help you will need to move at a gradual rate. You're less inclined to hurt yourself doing this, it decreases your stress, and helps it be 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 might be moving in, frequent fluctuations in temperatures, in addition to being outside in poor weather, can take its toll on your body's defense mechanisms. It's not going to cause you to be sick by itself in the event you load up your moving van while it is raining, or if you happen to be frequently going from chilly air conditioning into hot, steamy outdoor weather, however it is going to zap your strength. Keep in mind things such as that and attempt to lessen your exposure when you can.

And please remember that A-1 Freeman Moving Group in Oklahoma City is at your service to assist with any portion of the moving process so that you can rest, relax and stay healthy.


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The Mickelson Family
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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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