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Wandering Around This Winter

12/23/2014 | 01:54 PM

For thousands of years, man has struggled with getting around in snowy, icy conditions. Snowshoes made from pine tree branches and trekking poles made from tree limbs were about as advanced as this technology got. Lucky for us, we have the advantage of modern technologies and constant innovation to give us affordable, effective methods of […]

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Christmas Health Tips

12/23/2014 | 01:53 PM

[Written by Peter Nielsen].   The holidays are upon us, the hustle and bustle of the season fills us with anticipation and happiness as we prepare for days of celebration with family and friends. Dinners and parties with all the special treats and dishes that evoke joyous memories from years past and fill us with […]

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Stay Active with Electronic Sport Games

12/16/2014 | 02:31 PM

Boding with Family during the Winter Season   For decades, tabletop sports games were popular pastimes for kids and families when the winter months were too bitter cold for pond hockey or sledding. Nowadays, with the introduction and rise of video games, these classic favorites have stepped it up with improvements to electronic interactive features […]

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The Hot Setup

12/09/2014 | 03:19 PM

A great pair of high-tech winter boots can keep your tootsies toasty warm on the coldest winter days.   Cold, wet feet. What could be worse? Only the proverbial “sharp stick in the eye” could be more uncomfortable on a damp and frigid winter day.   For those of us who refuse to spend the […]

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Under Armour: A History of Innovation

12/02/2014 | 01:32 PM

The axiom is that if you build a better mouse trap, the world will beat a path to your door. In 1996, Kevin Plank decided he wanted to build a better T-shirt, one that would help athletes better regulate their body heat by wicking perspiration away from their body, thereby keeping them cooler and dryer. […]

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Good News for Cold Weather

11/26/2014 | 01:26 PM

[Written by Peter Nielsen].   There no mistaking recent weather changes … the beginning of winter is here. Many of us have conflicting feelings about the coldest season. Winter brings the opportunity form many favorite pastimes — skiing, sledding and skating. There is the beauty of snow hanging on tree branches, warming up in front […]

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The Predator as Prey

11/18/2014 | 08:34 PM

The wily coyote is America’s number-one predator and the principal query of a new breed of hunters.   The deer hunt is a time-honored activity that outdoors-loving men and women hold in esteem. For many it’s an anxiously awaited yearly ritual. The animal is a worthy opponent and a kill can feed a family for […]

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Protection Against Viruses

11/11/2014 | 08:02 PM

[Written by Peter Nielsen].   A group of viruses called ‘entovirus’ has been the focus of attention lately, and for good reason! It is a serious virus and many children in the United states have been hospitalized a form of it.   Many health professionals cite strict hygienic practices, including thorough hand-washing and avoiding contaminated […]

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Strength Training

11/04/2014 | 12:50 PM

[Written by Peter Nielsen].   Strength training is an important part of any fitness program. It helps you reduce body fat, increase lean muscle mass and burn calories! The Department of Health and Human Services recommends that adults should add moderate to high-intensity muscle-strengthening activities two or more days a week in addition to a […]

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