Summer Slimmer Beach Tip: Packing For The Beach

Denise Austin by Denise Austin | June 10, 2020 | General

The Summer Slimmer Challenge is almost over… so now is the time to get ready to have fun and show off your beach body!!! Here is a list of items I always take with me to the beach – some of the basics, like sunscreen and a hat I keep in my beach bag all the time so I don’t forget them. Others I switch up, like a new book and snacks. I hope this list help YOU have fun on your beach excursions this summer – you can also apply many of these items for when you go for a hike, walk or bike ride, too!

  • Sunscreen – refresh yourself on how to choose it!
  • A wide-brimmed hat to help shield your face from the sun
  • Sunglasses – use my tips on how to pick out protective eyewear
  • Light layers to protect against the sun, such as a long-sleeved shirt or a light shawl
  • An oversized towel or blanket
  • A portable umbrella – especially important if you will be outdoors for a while
  • Sandals or flip flops, to protect your feet against hot sand
  • A water bottle – look for one that keeps beverages cold for long periods of time
  • Heat-proof snacks – I like to bring a container of nuts and dried fruits to help keep my energy up. My 10-Week Whole Body Plan recipe section has snack ideas – check it out!

Then depending on who I am going with, I will bring a book or load up my phone with some podcasts (be sure to protect your phone from direct sunlight so it doesn’t overheat!), or some games to play.

Here’s to a fun summer for everyone!

Let’s get fitter together – inside and out,


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