Summer can feel endless with the longer days and the warm weather. Sometimes, it can be hard to think of activities to help keep you active. Luckily, we’ve come up with the ultimate healthy summer bucket list!

Take a Dip

Swimming is a great workout that works almost every muscle in your body. Even if you take a quick dip, or even tread water for a few minutes, it’s still a great activity to enjoy when the weather is hot. Make a splash at your nearest swimming hole to keep cool while being active!

Go Shopping

Head out to your local farmer’s market for a fun afternoon activity. Get in some extra steps for your day while helping out your community by shopping locally. You can also find some delicious fruits and vegetables that are in season this time of year!

Whip it Up

After your trip to the farmer’s market, whip up a healthy smoothie to help stay cool. Smoothies are a great afternoon treat, and you can reap the benefits of nutrition while enjoying a tasty summer snack! Create your own recipes with fresh produce like fruit salads or fire up the grill for grilled fruits and vegetables to provide a nutritional boost.

Take a Hike

Hiking is a great way to enjoy nature and the warm weather while also keeping you active. Be on the lookout for trails in your area, or travel to your favorite hiking spot. Be sure to bring plenty of water with you – hydration in the heat is important.

Go on a Picnic

Pack a healthy picnic and enjoy time outdoors with family or friends. There are plenty of healthy summer recipes that are easy to prepare and pack to go, and you can make use of fruits and veggies that are in season during the summer!

Go Picking

Fruit picking is a great summer activity that provides a fruitful bounty to keep you fueled in the heat. Whether you pick strawberries, blueberries, peaches, blackberries, or raspberries, you’re sure to find a tasty treat for everyone! Any activity that lets you enjoy the warm weather and time with friends and family is a win, and we hope our bucket list helps keep you healthy and active this summer!

We are here when you need us! Patient First is able to evaluate and treat a wide range of illnesses and injuries. You can visit any Patient First  center  from 8am to 8pm, every day of the year – no appointment is needed.

We are here when you need us! Patient First is able to evaluate and treat a wide range of illnesses and injuries. You can visit any Patient First  center  from 8am to 8pm, every day of the year – no appointment is needed.

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