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Americans love to run — and for many reasons. A survey of 3,500 runners revealed that 54% of runners do it for fitness purposes. Forty percent of runners on the same survey claim that they do it specifically to lose weight. Running has demonstrably positive health benefits. Running for 45 to 60 minutes a day, for example, can reduce your blood pressure by 10 to 12 mgs. Moreover, running can aid in weight loss and improve your cardiovascular system. Running has also been shown to increase one’s life expectancy by as much as six years. With benefits like these, it is no wonder millions of Americans flock to the streets and to the racetracks.
And flock they do. According to a 2012 study, more than 57 million Americans ran or jogged at least once that year. Every year, there are thousands of maratho (more…)
The world is a dangerous place. For those that work a dangerous field, the right equipment can be the one thing standing between a person and death. Body armor for police knows this and prepares for this with state-of-the-art materials that can withstand punctures, heavy temperatures and extreme conditions. A tactical plate carrier, steel-toed boots […]
When you think about it…most of the world’s cultures have some connection to the water. After all, it’s estimated as much as 90% of the Earth’s surface is covered in oceans. Why wouldn’t boating, fishing, swimming, surfing and diving be some of the most ancient and beloved ways of enjoying the great outdoors? When you […]
Water sports are an entertaining and athletic way to enjoy the summer water. Watersports include water skiing, wakeboarding, jet skiing, tubing, and even kayaking. In just 2016, 13.8% of the U.S. population six and up participated in water sports. Wakeboarding is one of the most common water sports. In 2015, over 3.2 million people participated […]