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How to Keep Track in the 2015 New Year

01/06/2015 | 01:50 PM

[Written by Peter Nielsen].   The new year is a time to reflect on our lives, to embrace the opportunity for change a new year brings. Millions of Americans will make New Year resolutions, if you’re one of them, try these helpful pointers to help reach your goal!   • Make realistic goals. Realistic goals […]

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Get Fit with iFit

01/06/2015 | 01:40 PM

Fitness band make it easier to achieve your fitness goal.   I enjoy exercising, always have. When weather and workload permit, I find great enjoyment in riding my bike, walking the neighborhood or my favorite golf course, working out with weights, etc. When the temperatures dip (October-April or so), you’re likely to find me at […]

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Do It On The Ice

12/30/2014 | 01:21 PM

Real fishermen & Women don’t call it quits when lake freezes over.   Fishing through the ice is a great way to extend the season. It doesn’t require a lot of gear, since casting isn’t part of the equation. What is necessary if you want to fish in comfort is an ice fishing shelter. Dunham’s, […]

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Exercise and Happiness

12/30/2014 | 01:09 PM

[Written by Peter Nielsen].   We all know that exercise comes with great benefits that go beyond a small wast or sleek arms. The most apparent benefits are great protection against :   • Heart disease and stroke • High blood pressure • Type 2 diabetes • Obesity • Back pain • Osteoporosis   Beyond […]

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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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