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The thing about health and fitness is that once you’re an adult, you learn that it’s really just an equation. You need to burn whatever you put into your body in order to fight obesity. It’s the old saying, “put good in, get good out.” Teaching children about fitness is absolutely essential. It will be the building blocks for a healthy lifetime!
Change the Trend
Did you know that children are now spending over seven and a half hours in front of computer, TV, and video game screens? Not only is that bad enough for things like poor eyesight and trouble concentrating, but it has also led to the trend of only one in three children being active each day. Change this trend by keeping your kids acti (more…)
When it comes to backyard summer fun, there are few things that top the novelty and pure joy of owning a pool. With 10.4 million residential swimming pools, and 309,000 public pools in the United States, it is no wonder why swimming is one of the most popular outdoor activities for adults and children alike. Home owners and sellers alike ought to consider installing a residential pool in their yards, as it not only increases your home’s potential for fun, but it can add much-needed value to any home property.
In Ground Pools
Installing an in ground pool is a costly affair that can help to increase the value of your hom (more…)
Many kids — and some adults — would rather swim during the summer months than do anything else. Sunburns, wet shoes, and the fun of swimming, floating, and diving in one of the almost 11 million swimming pools across the U.S. is the very definition of summer to many Americans.
Over one-third of all children above the age of seven, and about one out of seven adults report swimming more than six times every year. Swimming actually comes in third overall in the ranking of the most popular pastimes for Americans, right behind walking around and going to the gym to exercise with weights and equipment.
There are far fewer trips more exciting than king salmon fishing trips to Alaska, but that doesn’t mean that they’re the only types of fish in Alaska. The Last Frontier’s rivers, and streams are just chock full of excellent creatures to catch. Here are just a few of the most popular types of fish in Alaska.
The Arctic Grayling. - The Arctic Grayling is one of the most popular catches in sport fishing. Easily identified by its oversized dorsal fin, the Arctic grayling can be found all throughout Alaska’s freshwater bodies. The best time of the year to go catch these fish in Alaska is between June (more…)
Getting a pool at home might seem like a big decision … but a pool is all about enriching your life, not adding complications to it! Pools and spas are all about rest and relaxation, and above all a good time for you and those that you care about. Did you know, however, that getting a pool might be easier than you’d ever think? Or that it could actually end up saving you money that you would have otherwise spent on expensive excursions? There are plenty of things you don’t know about pools and pool installation, and knowing the facts might make you think twice about hesitating.
1. A Classic Swimming Pool Can Replace Waterpark Trips
Oftentimes, people find themselves (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 […]