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Tips for Hiking with Kids of All Ages

Hiking is a favorite pastime for people of all ages. It is a wonderful way to absorb some natural vitamin D and get tons of fresh air. Added bonuses are getting exercise while enjoying the beauty of the natural world around us. Going hiking with kids however can be somewhat challenging if you have never done so or are not properly prepared! We have compiled a list of some of the most important things to do in preparation.  Also, there are some ideas for keeping the hike fun and engaging for everyone no matter their age! Length of Your Hike When planning out your hike with kids, one of the first things to determine is the length of the hike. While young kids always seem to have a limitless supply of energy, hiking may use different muscles than they are used to. A good way to decide how long your hike should…

Top 10 Biggest Benefits of Staying in Shape

It is no secret that staying in shape is important in everyday life, and you can improve your physical being in a number of different ways. Reducing fats and sugars from your diet and choosing to eat healthily is one way. But some people also like to exercise frequently by going to the gym, taking up interesting sports and even practising yoga and meditation. Finding different ways to get in shape is easy, but sticking to them is the hard part. Why exactly is maintaining your physical form such a big deal? Decreased Risk of Chronic Disease By exercising frequently and making good choices to keep your body healthy you are actually reducing the risk of developing chronic diseases in the future.  Eating foods high in salts, saturated fats, and sugar can lead to numerous different diseases and conditions, from diabetes and gum disease to potential…

Healthy Pregnancy Work Out Options

Staying healthy while pregnant is extremely important, for you and baby. Being pregnant doesn’t mean that you need to stop working out, or that you can’t start.  In fact, a tailored exercise and work out plan in pregnancy can support a joyful birth.  In this blog we look at pregnancy-safe work out options for expectant mothers.  Pregnancy Related Physical Change Pregnancy involves significant change to your body.  Mamas-to-be will experience weight gain and postural changes as baby grows.  Abdominal and pelvic floor muscles are stretched and weakened across the course of the pregnancy, which can result in back and pelvis pain and issues with urinary leakage.  Fluctuation in hormone levels play an important role in this process, with the hormone relaxin increasing laxity (looseness) of ligaments and hypermobility of joint and impacting circulation.   Avoiding the Temptation to Hibernate for 9-Months Reading this, you might feel tempted to retreat…

Fitness Gear For Moms Who Love The Outdoors

Don’t you just love getting outside in the fresh air and enjoying the beauty of nature all around you? Isn’t it sad thinking that many people are stuck indoors all day working at jobs in an office without so much as even a view of the outdoors? If you are the kind of gal that jumps at the chance to get outside on your own and breathe in the wholesome goodness of that fresh air and sunshine, and maybe even get in a quick work-out to shape and tone your body, then you’re in luck. This post is just for you! Whether it’s running, golfing, snowboarding, hiking, biking, or mountain climbing, you’ll find a bunch of affordable fitness gear products to assist moms (like you) who love the outdoors!  Fitness and Sports Gear for Moms Who Love Outdoor Workouts  Invincible Fitness Agility Ladder Training Equipment Set This equipment set help…