Summer is officially here! With summertime, comes sunny weather, longer days, and lot’s of free time. Unsure what do with your newly found free time? Look no further, these 5 tips will help you make this summer one to remember.

1. Walk everyday

Walking is the most underrated form of exercise. It improves heart health, blood flow, and sheds a few pounds. A quick walk is one of the best natural energisers around. It boosts circulation and increases the oxygen supply in your body which helps you to feel more awake and energized. Try walking on your lunch break to achieve more in the afternoon. Try and go to different spots around your town, this enables you to explore parts of your town you don’t usually see. Take your dog, take a friend go outside and walk it out!

2. Look forward to something

Always have a plan! This will provide you with something to look forward to after the school or work day. Sign up for a 5k race or buy tickets for a concert you really want to see. Making these plans will get you excited for a specific event of your choosing. It doesn't have to be anything big, make plans to go to a farmers market, it will get you pumped for the weekend and you have plans that are not boring. It’s a win-win.

3. Catch Some Z’s

Summer’s are for relaxing and resting. Get some good sleep! If you have a day off of work or you have an open weekend, turn the alarm clock off. Getting a day of rest will make you feel refreshed and ready to go for the rest of your week.

4. Take a vacation

This seems to be the go-to plan for the typical summer lover. However, some people don’t take vacations. This year try and actually take one, it doesn't have to be over the top. A vacation can be a weekend trip in your state or a trip to the amusement park. Whatever your vacation is, make sure to plan ahead and know all the details of the trip before you go.

5. Be a tourist in your town

You don’t have to go somewhere else to have fun. Go to different places in your own city, try a new restaurant or visit a new park. Go to that restaurant you’ve been meaning to go to. It’s easy to do, cheap and will enable you to find more favorite spots to go to that are not far from home.

Don’t let the opportunity to have an incredible summer pass you by. Try and incorporate some of these tips to increase your odds of adventure! Your friends at Advanced Imaging Centers hope the summer will treat you well whatever way you choose to spend it.