You Can Run But You Can’t HideFrom These Great Gift Ideas For Runners

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    Running is by far one of the most popular sports in America. From a simple jog in the park to the grueling 26 mile marathon, running events in the U.S. — and around the world — never seem to stop themselves. Did you know, for example, that in the U.S. alone has more than 2,000 half marathon events every year? On top of that, nearly half a million Americans every year participate in a marathon, and that number is only expected to increase. The popularity running enjoys, though, is nothing new. Running events have been recorded as far back as the second millennium B.C.E. (most famously in the Olympics). Starting in the 17th century, the English would play a cross-country like game known as “hares and hounds” or “the paper chase,” which was basically a long-distance version of “tag.” All in all, humans have b Continue Reading

    Studies Show Fish Need Variety and Enjoyment to Thrive

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    If you are a looking to build a fishing habitat that will promote healthy, successful fish, you may find yourself asking some odd questions about your task. “What do fish really want?” you may wonder. “What do I need to provide local species to help them be successful?” Unfortunately, there is little information available on how to build a pond for happy fish. However, thanks to a number of research projects, that may soon change: increasingly, scientists around the world are taking an interest in the mental stimulation fish need to help them thrive.

    While most people likely believe fish are creatures that lack intelligence and memory, among other things, research shows that fish are much smarter and more complex than we have originally assumed. Scientists have demonstrated that fish make friends, for Continue Reading

    4 Facts about Electronic Cigarettes

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    Electronic cigarettes, also called hand held vaporizers, have become popular in the past few years, but they have actually been around for several decades. Lots of people transition from smoking cigarettes to the more modern smokeless vaporizer as a way to replace an unhealthy habit or to try quitting smoking. There are lots of technical aspects of hand held vaporizers that a user should know before they begin “vaping.” If you’re interested in learning more about this new trend and all the vaporizer accessories that go along with it, here’s an overview of the basics of e-cigarettes.

    • E-cigs are battery operated
      One of the best things about the transition from smoking traditional cigarettes to vaping with e-cigs is the fact that they are rechargeable. Continue Reading

    The Benefits of Having a Tactical Tomahawk During The Zombie Apocalypse

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    Zombies have always both fascinated and horrified the masses. The concept of a reanimated course with an unsatiated appetite for human flesh has inspired a variety of books, movies and series, such as AMC’s notorious The Walking Dead. While The Walking Dead is far from being the first comic book or television series to depict a zombie apocalypse; a world in which for known or unknown reasons, the undead outnumber the living and all forms of government and order remain distant memories.

    For most fans, The Walking Dead and other zombie apocalypse shows, movies, etc., are simply a form of entertainment, albeit a terrifying one. However, for some, the possibility of an apocalypse, zombie or not, bridges on reality.

    Self proclaimed “Doomsday Preppers” often stock up Continue Reading

    Why Custom Gifts Are Perfect For Those Who Have Been Naughty or Nice

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    It’s hard to believe that Christmas will be here in only a few short weeks. Now that the holiday shopping season is in full swing, retailers, including small businesses, have extended their holiday specials and sales which makes finding the perfect gift easy and affordable.

    However, for many holiday shoppers, finding the perfect gift can be difficult if not stressful. You may be asking yourself, will they like it? Will they return it? Is it too expensive? While finding the right gift can seem like a daunting task, it’s important to remember to have fun getting inspired. After all, it is the holidays and now is the perfect time to get into the holiday spirit if you haven’t already.

    if you’re struggling with gift ideas, keep in mind that custom gifts are appreciated by all. Adding a personalized el Continue Reading

    How to Decide Which Holiday Gifts Are Best For Your Basketball Team

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    It’s that time of year again. The days are much shorter, the air is much colder, and pretty soon Santa — meaning you — will be trying to figure out who has been naughty and who has been nice. With the holiday season comes basketball season.

    As a coach or basketball parent, you may be struggling to find the perfect gift for your team. While they often say that giving is better than receving — this is true — finding the perfect gift can be stressful to say the least. What if there was a gift that was affordable, festive, personal, and unique? Well, you’re in luck.

    Custom and personalized basketball gifts are the perfect way to show your team support and appre Continue Reading

    Three Running Gift Ideas That Are Out of the Box

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    Runners can be hard to shop for, especially when you feel like you keep getting them the same gift over and over again. With the holidays right around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about some different gift ideas for runners. If you’re looking for something a little more original than another pair of socks or running shorts for your friends or family members who like to run, consider one of these ideas that are a little more out of the box:

    1. Race Bib Gifts – If you know a runner who has a competitive streak, odds are they participate in a number of long-distance races. Race bibs can pile up pretty easily after a while, and it is a shame to have to throw them away. Help your friend by get them a bibfolio Continue Reading

    Five Holiday Gift Ideas For Runners You’ve Never Thought of Before

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    With the holidays just around the corner, it’s a good time to start thinking about, and even purchasing, gifts for friends and family. For those who are trying to find a gift for someone who is an avid runner, they may be having a difficult time trying to come up with a unique gift idea this year. Some running gifts can get a little redundant after a while, like running shirts, shorts and socks. If you’re stuck trying to figure a gift idea for a runner, consider one of these unique presents:

    1. Half Marathon Necklaces – If you know someone who loves to run, odds are they have either recently completed or plan on running in a long-distance race. Half marathons and marathons take months of training to complete, and it’s nice to have something to remember the experience by when it’s Continue Reading

    Three Things Every Marathoner Needs After Their Big Race

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    Fall marathon season is well underway, and for many runners this will be their marathon debut. Training for a marathon is no easy feat, and completing one is an even bigger accomplishment. Anyone who has a friend about to run their first marathon probably thinks they are a little bit crazy, but they will be there to cheer their friend on and wait for them at the finish line regardless. If you know someone who will be running a marathon soon, here are some little ways to help them celebrate their big accomplishment after the race:

    1. Recovery Sandals – A person’s body takes a beating during a marathon, and their feet get the brunt of the damage. Nothing beats kicking off a pair of running shoes after 26.2 grueling miles and slipping into more comfortable foot attire. Recovery san Continue Reading

    How Hosting a Soccer Tournament Can Help Teams, Clubs and the Local Community

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    Most kids play soccer for at least a short period of time when they are little, with local summer recreational leagues abundant and very popular across the country. For those who really grow to love the sport, joining a travel soccer team is a natural next step to help develop skills as both an individual and team player. Outside of regularly scheduled games, youth soccer tournaments are a big part of a travel soccer team’s schedule. Often times, teams will have to travel to play in tournaments. While this is a great experience, hosting a soccer travel tournament also has its benefits.

    The Benefits of Youth Soccer Tournaments For:

    1. The Players – SContinue Reading
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