Colorado Springs 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 Colorado Springs, we understand that the summer months are the time for many people to move. The weather is good, the youngsters are away from school, as well as it's among the simplest times to make a new beginning in a new spot. And with lots of sunny days as well as warm breezes, it appears as though staying healthy will probably be simple enough to accomplish during a summer move. Sorry to say, although, that isn't always the case.

For anyone who is moving to Colorado Springs, and you wouldn't like to find yourself sick while you are doing it, bear some of these tips in your thoughts.

Tip #1: Employ All the Appropriate Gear

When you visualize lifting straps, weight belts, and wrist braces, odds are good you're picturing the clanking weights of a gym. Well, moving is only the equivalent exercise, however with an objective, which is the reason you'll want to ensure you do not hurt yourself (or even your things) if moving it from point A to point B.

For this reason you need to be certain you have work gloves (to get a good grasp and to keep your hands from drying out), braces (should you be carrying extremely bulky belongings you should brace your wrists and back, as well as your knees should they be vulnerable), and shoes that provide you support and comfort while not exhibiting a risk (lengthy shoelaces that you could trip over, a fit which is not comfortable, and so forth.). Additionally it is recommended that you make use of a dolly to carry particularly large things in order to save your back.

Or, should you be finding a professional moving company in Colorado Springs, they'll ensure that you have all the proper gear, which means you do not need to worry with this.

Tip #2: Eat and Drink Frequently

It's not hard to let your schedule escape from you when you are moving, but it is crucial to make sure you are keeping hydrated and eating frequently. You need to take pains to drink water (with an occasional sports drink, if you happen to absolutely need it), but ensure that you aren't loading up on caffeinated drinks and sugar because those items will just dehydrate you more. Furthermore, don't merely eat take out. Even though your home's kitchen may be packed up, it is essential to be sure you're getting an abundance of wholesome meals, in addition to fresh produce, exactly like if you were carrying out your normal schedule.

Tip #3: Sleep

Moving is usually tense, there is no two ways about it. That can eat away at your peace of mind and keep you up through the night. While it might sound challenging, it is important for your system to get enough rest. That means you should take some time in the evening to relax, avoid ingesting caffeine, and go through a relaxation schedule. Perhaps even some meditating. Anything you need to do to wind down, so you can get your rest, you want to do that to sustain your strength when you are moving to Colorado Springs.

Tip #4: Move A Tad at A Time

There is nothing more stressful (or forces you to expend more energy) than attempting to move all at once. That's why, rather, you need to plan your energy and your work. Map out what you need to pack by what day and get the support you need to move at a gradual pace. You're less likely to injure yourself this way, it cuts down on your anxiousness, and makes it unlikely you will injure yourself at some point of the moving process.

Tip #5: Watch The Weather and Temperatures

Regardless of what time of year you're moving in, frequent fluctuations in temperature, in addition to being out in bad weather, can take its toll on your body's immune system. It won't cause you to be sick on its own in the event you load up your moving van while it is raining, or if you are constantly going from cold air conditioning into hot, steamy outside weather, but it's going to zap your strength. Keep in mind things similar to that and make an effort to lessen your exposure when you are able.

And don't forget that the professional movers at A-1 Freeman Moving Group in Colorado Springs are at your service to support with any area of the moving process so that you can stay healthy.


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