How To Make Biking A Part Of Your Daily Life
Once upon a time, it seemed that you couldn’t get anywhere without a car. Traveling by car on a daily basis was something we all took for granted. Cars are, after all, supposedly easier to get around in; cars once held a certain level of association with independence, too. In recent years, however, the world has become familiar with not only how harmful to the environment cars are, but how “worth it” they actually aren’t. Cars are expensive — not only to buy outright, but to maintain. Millennials are finding it more and more difficult to pay for cars and the gas and repairs it takes to keep them running. They also tend to find them unnecessary. Why drive to work in a car when you could ride your bicycle? There are plenty of reasons why riding a bike could be a healthier, more enjoyable experience Continue Reading
Are You Interested in Becoming a Competitive Cheerleader?
The competitive high school cheer programs at many schools have long and established histories. These developmental and competitive programs often consist of of talented, hardworking, and devoted cheerleaders who have often devoted years to their sport. They are exceptional well conditioned athletes who practice several hours a week. These groups are involved in both school spirit and competition at the national level. The schools with the most distinguished competition records list wins at National High School Cheerleading Championships across the country, as well as in state championships.
In addition to cheering, these squads regularly volunteer at community service activities such as Cystic Fibrosis Walks, City Missions and Soup Kitchens, and many other community events. And while the cheering that Continue Reading
5 Reasons Not to Mourn the Baby Days
So, it’s time for your babies to pick their extra curricular activities! Your so busy picking out types of youth football equipment or figuring how how to find the right catchers mitt, you haven’t really had a chance to realize how quickly your little ones are growing up. Sure, you’ve Googled ‘how mouthguards help to prevent injuries’ or ‘how football helmet visors prevent injury’ because you don’t want them getting hurt but it’s not until now that you’ve realized your baby is growing up. Or maybe it hasn’t actually hit you yet. Well, after going through the types of youth football equipment he’ll need and making sure everything is in order, it’s going to hit you. Once Continue Reading
Getting it on Film Capturing Life’s Precious Moments
We as a society are quite enthralled with the idea of capturing moments in time. It may come from a sense of vanity for some, or for others perhaps it stems from a fear of fleeting memory. Some just like the beauty of looking back at a specific moment in time. Whatever the reason, society has become almost dependent on cameras. Almost everyone has some sort of device that has the capability to take pictures, and most people carry these devices with them everywhere. But we would be doing ourselves a disservice to forget that capturing moments, whether in photograph or video, is an art form to be toyed with and experimented with. From the use of super slow motion cameras to an ultra high speed camera, the possibilities are endless.
Popularity of super slow motion cameras and high spee Continue Reading
3 Facts You’ll Learn at a Firearms Training Center
Did you know that as of 2014, 34% of households owned guns? There?s a few different reasons you should opt for a firearms training center. Key among them is that guns are not safe when wielded by an inexperienced user — you are more likely to injure yourself or someone you know if you are trying to work a gun for the first time in an instance of panic.
Although guns can be potentially dangerous, there are obvious benefits to owning one for the sake of protecting yourself. Violent crimes occur every 26 seconds in the U.S., for example, and women use firearms about 200,000 times a year to defend themselves against sexual assault. So, instead of putting away you Continue Reading
Boating to a Better Pace of Life
Sometimes we just need to get away from the crazy busy lives we live. Getting away can mean something different for everyone. It could be a resort spa, a weekend at the beach, a shopping trip, or getting out of the city and into the great outdoors for some hiking, camping, and maybe some boating and fishing as well. While a fishing trip may not be for everyone, for those who would gladly partake in such an adventure, it could prove to be exciting, adventurous, and everything in between, depending on what each person is looking to get out of it, and that is the beauty of it!
Boating away from the busy life
If you have never considered boating or fishing as a getaway or even a regular pastime, it may be time to entertain the thought. It is quite popular, with over 16.8 million bo Continue Reading
Things to Consider When Going Fishing
If you were planning on going on a deep sea fishing trip or sports fishing you may want to consider organizing an actual fishing tour. Fishing charters and other kinds of guides are available for fishing tours and unless you were extremely, a grande fishing expedition is not something that you want to attempt to load. Here are some things to consider when organizing a fishing tour.
How many people should go?
Knowing how many people are going to be in your fishing tour will help you to determine where you want to fish and how long you should be out there as well as the type of fish that you are hoping to Continue Reading
World Water Day and How You Can Celebrate It
There is no common bond that crosses every culture, ethnicity, and walk of life within humanity greater than the need for water. The human body is 60% water. Our brains are 70% water. Our lungs are 90% water. Every single day, every human on the planet must replace 2 quarts of water through their food and drink to survive. No matter how privileged, wealthy, or healthy you are, you are only as strong as your access to clean drinking water. Every human on the planet has this need.
The Great Water Crisis
The terrifying fact is, there is a startling number of humans who do not have access to the clean water they need to live on. One in every ten humans does not have access to clean wate Continue Reading
Find Triathlon Bikes in San Diego
Triathlons and other endurance sports have grown significantly in popularity over the last twenty year. According to USA Triathlon, the sport’s governing body within the United States, membership in their organization has risen from 100,000 in 1998 to 550,446 in 2013. Another report, this one coming from The Sports and Fitness Industry Association, asserts that the number of people competing in triathlon has increased by 59% from 2008 to 2011. According to their numbers, there are 1,251,000 participants in 2008 and 1,992,000 participants in 2011.
A triathlon is in a category known as endurance or multi-sport events. Also, in these categories are Ironman races, Half-Iron races, marathon, half-marathon, and obstacle course competitions. The Ironman is essentially a triathlon but at the most competitive level. A Continue Reading
5 Unusual Vacation Ideas for 2016
If you are one of the 77% of American who find outdoor recreation to be an important part of your livelihood, you are most likely looking for new ways to enjoy your time outside. While vacations are meant to be relaxing, that doesn’t mean they have to be lazy or mundane. Check out these unique vacation ideas to create long-lasting memories with your family:
Your Backyard: All you need blankets, pillows and a tent (or a makeshift tent) to enjoy everything your backyard has to offer. Since you don’t need additional sleeping accommodations, you can enjoy a brief vacation for no money at all. While it won’t provide you with exciting, never-before-seen scenery, it will allow quality family time away from the digital technology that has overrun our everyday existence. If you’re feeling especia Continue Reading