Are you ready for some fun in the sun? Many beaches across the U.S. will open Memorial Day weekend, and right behind them, by the end of June, so will community public outdoor pools. According to the Red Cross, swimming is the most popular summer activity. It's certainly the ideal cardio workout, putting zero impact on your joints while allowing you to burn maximum calories. Before you put on those swimming goggles, check out these tips from the Red Cross so you and your loved ones can stay safe around water.
Whenever you are in, on or around water, be sure to do the following:
The Red Cross also recommends taking the following steps in an emergency: