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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…)
How does ballistic body armor work? Body armor plates and tactical body armor is the very definition of technology and science colliding. Using the very best materials for the most hazardous of situations, these complex pieces of wearable equipment are often the only thing standing in-between a person and certain death when out on the […]
According to research done by the Pew Research Center, 3 in 10 American adults say that they currently own a gun. If you ask any American why they own guns, specifically pistols, one of the answers that you are most likely to receive is “for protection purposes.” In a world where times are constantly changing […]
Barbecuing is a big business in the United States. About 75% of American households now own a grill, according to the Hearth, Patio, and Barbecue Association, and 60% of us are grilling outside during every season of the year. With so many people grilling, it just makes sense that there are a lot of barbecue […]