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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…)
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 […]