San Antonio Moving Blog - Tips, Tricks, and Insider Info
July 06, 2023

Feel Your Best When Moving

Moving to a new homeBy Julie DeLong, A-1 Freeman Moving Group 

As professional movers in San Antonio, we understand that summertime is the time for most people to move. The weather is good, the kids are away from school, and it is amongst the most convenient times to make a new beginning in a new spot. And along with plenty of sun as well as warm breezes, it appears as though keeping healthy would be simple enough to do throughout a summer move. Unfortunately, though, that's not forever the situation.

If you're moving to San Antonio, and you don't want to find yourself under the weather when you are carrying it out, bear a few of these suggestions in your thoughts.

Tip #1: Make Use of All the Right Tools

Should you think of lifting straps, weight belts, and hand braces, likelihood is great you might be picturing the clanking weights of a fitness center. Well, moving is only the same task, however with a motive, and that's why you need to ensure you don't hurt yourself (or your things) if moving it from origin to destination.

That's why you should be positive you have gloves (to obtain a good grip and also to keep your hands from drying out), braces (should you be carrying especially weighty things you need to brace your wrists and back, as well as your knees if they're vulnerable), and sneakers that give you cushioning and comfort without adding a danger (lengthy laces which you could trip over, a fit that isn't comfortable, and so forth.). It is also recommended that you utilize a dolly to handle especially heavy items in order to save your back.

Or, if you are employing a professional moving company in San Antonio, they will make sure to have all the correct devices, so that you do not need to worry over it.

Tip #2: Eat and Drink Frequently

It's easy to let your schedule get away from you when you're moving, however it is extremely important to be sure you are remaining hydrated and eating often. You ought to take time to drink water (with an intermittent sports drink, if 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. In addition, never only consume take out. Even though your home's kitchen is likely to be packed up, you need to ensure you're getting an abundance of healthy meals, along with fruits and vegetables, just like if you were carrying out your typical routine.

Tip #3: Slumber

Moving is stressful, there is no two ways about it. That may eat away at your tranquillity and keep you up at night. While it may appear challenging, it is crucial for your system to get ample slumber. This means you ought to take some time in the evening to relax, stay away from ingesting caffeinated beverages, and go through a relaxation routine. Perhaps even a bit of yoga. Anything you need to do to relax, in order to get your rest, you want to do that to sustain your strength when you are moving to San Antonio.

Tip #4: Move A Little at A Time

Nothing is more nerve-racking (or makes you exhaust more energy) than trying to move all at one time. That's why, instead, you ought to schedule your efforts and your work. Map out what you need to pack by what time and acquire the help you have to move at a gradual rate. You are less likely to injure yourself that way, it reduces your fatigue, and can make it much less likely you will impair yourself at some point of the moving process.

Tip #5: Keep an Eye on Weather Conditions and Temps

No matter what time of year you are moving in, constant variations in temperature, as well as being out in bad weather, can take its toll on your body's immune system. It won't make you sick by itself if you load your moving van in the rain, or if you are frequently going from cold air conditioning into warm, steamy outdoor weather, but it is most likely to zap your strength. Keep in mind things like that and attempt to lessen your exposure when you can.

And don't forget that the professional movers at A-1 Freeman Moving Group in San Antonio are at your service to help with any aspect of the moving process to enable you to stay healthy.


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