Let's Go Swimming

Published: August 8, 2017 7:03pm 116 Views

Let's Go Swimming

Whether you live right on the beach or not, summer is definitely the time for fun in the water! Grab your favorite fruity drink and settle in for a day by the shore! Rule #1: Know your shore Every beach, pool, lake, and water park is different. No matter where you're going, make sure to plan your tr...

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Summer Festivals

Published: August 3, 2017 7:50pm 140 Views

Summer Festivals

by Crystal R. Mendoza Paulin Summer is the time for festivals and fairs. If you haven't had the chance to grab a funnel cake or fried Oreo then you're doing summer wrong, my friend. Still, summer festivals, with their large crowds and hot weather, are no walk in the park. As a seasoned festival-goer...

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The Summer Bucket List

Published: August 1, 2017 4:23pm 128 Views

The Summer Bucket List

by Crystal R. Mendoza Paulin Summer is almost over! Whether you're dying of boredom at this point or desperately behind on your summer to-do list, we've got some fun activities that are a must before the summer ends. Remember, what's the point of working hard if you don't play harder? 1. Summer Fest...

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Hydration Guide

Published: July 27, 2017 6:22pm 136 Views

Hydration Guide

by Crystal R. Mendoza Paulin Staying hydrated is a big factor in staying cool. But how does one stay hydrated anyway? Do you just drink water until you pass out? It's a bit more complicated (and safe) than that. Here's our guide on how to properly hydrate this summer!

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Heat and You

Published: July 25, 2017 4:11pm 122 Views

Heat and You

by Crystal R. Mendoza Paulin Heat. It affects us all and boy does it suck. Being hot is generally uncomfortable in itself, but, if neglected, can pose serious life-threatening risks. Protect yourself and your loved ones this summer with our guide on heat related illnesses.

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Summer Travel Safety Guide

Published: July 18, 2017 6:21pm 90 Views

Summer Travel Safety Guide

by Crystal Mendoza Paulin Don't let the heat get in the way of summer fun! When it comes to traveling and spending time outdoors in the summer heat, it's important to do certain cooling practices to stay safe. We've compiled this summer travel guide to keep you safe in the heat! 1. Stay hydrated Wat...

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How to Manage Hot Flashes

Published: July 13, 2017 5:10pm 156 Views

How to Manage Hot Flashes

by Crystal R. Mendoza Paulin Hot flashes. Dreaded words as old as humanity itself. Women have been combating hot flashes for ages and, unfortunately, there is no one way to be 100% rid of them. Every woman is different, and experiences hot flashes differently, so we pulled together some simple and e...

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How to Stay Cool at Night

Published: July 11, 2017 7:34pm 118 Views

How to Stay Cool at Night

by Crystal R. Mendoza Paulin What's worse than trying to fall asleep in a boiling hot room? Do you love the great outdoors but dread sleeping in a cramped, hot tent? You need your sleep to go on adventures, so we've got 4 easy ways to keep cool on those hot summer nights! 1. Ventilate your room Whet...

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How to Stay Cool

Published: July 6, 2017 6:08pm 104 Views

How to Stay Cool

by Crystal R. Mendoza Paulin Going out on a hot day can be a challenge and--- if you're not careful--- dangerous. It's important not to underestimate the effects heat can have on your body. We've got some tips on how to stay cool and safe in the heat! 1. Plan your day Before going out, plan ahead to...

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Inside Look: Day on the Track

Published: June 24, 2017 3:50am 95 Views

Inside Look: Day on the Track

by Kurtis Kracke As one of the co-founders of ThermApparel, I am often asked if there are any other uses for UnderCool . I always say, "Why yes there is!" My favorite way to use my UnderCool is for a track day.  A track day is when a car club rents a racetrack and teaches people to drive their cars...

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Travel Bag Essentials

Published: June 20, 2017 5:06pm 97 Views

Travel Bag Essentials

by Crystal R. Mendoza Paulin Whether you're traveling by plane, train, ship, or car, there are just some things you need to carry with you at all times while traveling. These personal travel bag essentials will keep you cool and comfortable under the pressure of travel and get you one step closer to...

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How to Prep for the TSA

Published: June 13, 2017 4:08pm 298 Views

How to Prep for the TSA

by Crystal R. Mendoza Paulin The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has been frustrating and bewildering travelers for over a decade now. Whether you're a first-time flyer or a seasoned veteran, reviewing TSA regulations and policies is always a good idea. We've compiled a quick guide to z...

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The World's Most Accessible Travel Destinations

Published: June 6, 2017 5:08pm 98 Views

The World's Most Accessible Travel Destinations

by Crystal R. Mendoza Paulin The world is such a big place it can be hard to pick just one travel destination. However, some locations are more accessible than others and that can make a big difference in your travel experience. So we've compiled the world's most accessible cities just for you! Barc...

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How to Prep Your Home for Travel

Published: May 30, 2017 6:36pm 97 Views

How to Prep Your Home for Travel

by Crystal R. Mendoza Paulin Vacation season is here! If you and your family have travel plans for this summer, don't forget to plan for your home too. We've got some quick tips on how to prepare your home before you leave for vacation. 1. Clean your kitchen. Make sure to remove all perishable foods...

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How to Prep for a Cookout

Published: May 23, 2017 5:12pm 138 Views

How to Prep for a Cookout

by Crystal R. Mendoza Paulin Memorial Day, the kickoff of cookouts, is next week. As anyone born and raised in Texas knows, cookouts are no casual affairs--- they're a way of life! Planning and preparing for a cookout can seem insurmountable; it's certainly easy to get lost in the details of prepari...

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Inside Look: Walk MS 2017

Published: May 18, 2017 4:04pm 105 Views

Inside Look: Walk MS 2017

by Crystal Mendoza Paulin My alarm wakes me up at 5 A.M. on a dreary Sunday morning just as I programmed it to the night before. Google politely informs me of the weather outside, "36 degrees Fahrenheit, cloudy, with a 90% chance of light showers throughout the day". As I lay there, tempted by the s...

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How to Prep Your Home for Summer II

Published: May 16, 2017 5:00pm 109 Views

How to Prep Your Home for Summer II

by Crystal Mendoza Paulin Last week we showed you some basic tips and tricks to get your home on track for summer weather. This week we cover some in-depth things you should do for your home. Remember, summer only comes once a year and maintenance of your home is important! You can always enlist you...

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How to Prep Your Home for Summer

Published: May 9, 2017 7:00pm 107 Views

How to Prep Your Home for Summer

by Crystal Mendoza Paulin Summer is finally here! In the whirlwind of graduations, company barbecues, and family vacations it can be easy to forget the little things that make your home summer ready. Don't worry, we've got a quick checklist to get you started: 1. Change your wardrobe It's time to p...

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Best Fabrics for Summer

Published: May 5, 2017 6:57pm 226 Views

Best Fabrics for Summer

by Crystal R. Mendoza Paulin When it comes to summer, staying fresh and cool are musts! Here are the best fabrics to wear this summer to keep you cool and dry: 1. Cotton Cotton maxi dress, Old Navy, $32.99 In general, clothes made from organic materials are best for keeping you cool....

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How to Prepare for a Walk

Published: May 2, 2017 5:00pm 97 Views

How to Prepare for a Walk

by Crystal R. Mendoza Paulin With the start of summer comes the start of Walk season! This means that several organizations around the country are gearing up to host Walks for fundraising and to increase awareness of the cause they represent. Participating in a Walk is a great way to not only sup...

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In the Defense of Sunlight

Published: April 25, 2017 7:46pm 102 Views

In the Defense of Sunlight

by Crystal R. Mendoza Paulin For many of us, the sun and it's heat feels like the enemy. Even worse, research has shown that excessive exposure to sunlight is linked to premature aging and even skin cancer. However, several additional studies have shown important benefits to sunlight. Shutting yours...

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Dreaming of Adventure

Published: April 18, 2017 5:00pm 107 Views

Dreaming of Adventure

by Crystal Mendoza Paulin Mid to late April was always my favorite time to travel. The spring breakers had returned to their books to study for their final exams, kids are still in school so crowds of families aren't out and about, and the warming weather is pleasant without being absurdly hot. As s...

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Fun Things to do this Spring

Published: April 11, 2017 5:00pm 99 Views

Fun Things to do this Spring

by Crystal R. Mendoza Paulin Spring is finally here! The weather is absolutely gorgeous outside and you need to go out and experience it yourself with your family. Take advantage of the Easter break and consider some of these possibilities: 1. Have a picnic Grab your friends or family and you...

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Tips For Feeding Your Emotional Hunger

Published: April 5, 2017 4:59pm 78 Views

Tips For Feeding Your Emotional Hunger

by Crystal R. Mendoza Paulin Homo sapiens are by nature social creatures. Humans, for the most part, have a physical and mental need to interact with other social beings. In fact, studies have consistently shown that social interaction is vital for mental health decreasing stress levels and abating...

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Work Out Smarter, Not Harder

Published: March 28, 2017 5:30pm 89 Views

Work Out Smarter, Not Harder

by Crystal R. Mendoza Paulin What's the #1 way to avoid death? Science continues to agree on the dreaded answer of "diet and exercise". But lots of people go to the gym routinely and see no positive results in their health. So what gives? Working out harder does not necessarily mean you're getting m...

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Stay Warm, Stay Safe

Published: March 15, 2017 1:00pm 92 Views

Stay Warm, Stay Safe

by Crystal R. Mendoza Paulin Here at ThermApparel we usually busy ourselves with keeping people cool so they can go out and enjoy outdoor activities. However, this winter storm has us singing a different tune. Upstate New York has been declared in a state of emergency and a city-wide travel ban has...

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What is Awareness?

Published: March 8, 2017 4:00pm 96 Views

by Crystal R. Mendoza Paulin The National MS Society is celebrating MS Awareness Week with the campaign We Are Stronger Than MS. I must confess these awareness campaigns usually make me question: What is "awareness"? What does it mean to be aware?  In some ways I have always been aware of MS. The wo...

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Hottest Cooling Workout Gear

Published: January 12, 2017 6:00pm 183 Views

by Crystal R. Mendoza Paulin It's important to stay cool and look it too. We searched for the best cooling sports gear available in 2017. Here's some of our favorites: Nike Pro HyperCool Women's Training Top. Nike: $ 45 Nike Pro HyperCool Nike's HyperCool line is a great example of c...

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6 Gym Bag Essentials to Keep You Cool During Your Workout

Published: January 10, 2017 4:02pm 253 Views

by Crystal R. Mendoza Paulin New year, new goals! Ready to hit the gym? Not without these 5 essentials in your gym bag! Goody Slideproof Flat Elastics. Target: $5   1. Hair Accessories Keep cool and comfortable by pulling your hair away from your face. There's no right or wr...

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Powerful Solutions at RIT's IdeaLab

Published: November 15, 2016 5:14pm 144 Views

by Crystal R. Mendoza Paulin The students, mentors, and coaches that participated in RIT's 2016 Fall IdeaLab.  Twice a year the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) holds a intensive problem solving workshop known as IdeaLab. Students, alumni, professors, and community experts volunt...

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