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Benefits of Hiking With Your Children

Benefits of Hiking With Your Children

These days it can seem as though you’re fighting against digital technology for your kids attention. With so many distractions it’s becoming increasingly difficult for everyone (not just children) to focus. One great way to unplug and slow down a bit is by exploring...

Six Great Hikes Near Montreal

Six Great Hikes Near Montreal

Montreal is known for its terrific city life. There are festivals and events every season, great food all the time, and a fantastic art culture. However, something that most people overlook when visiting this lively city is that there are some truly splendid hiking...

Ways to Avoid Dementia

Ways to Avoid Dementia

Dementia is a brain disorder that affects a person’s memory and speech, along with a variety of motor skills. It also affects a person’s ability to regulate emotions and interact with other people. There are a variety of different types of dementia, as well as various underlying causes. In addition, there are some forms of dementia that are treatable and others that aren’t. For the most part, doctors agree that people have a genetic predisposition to most types of dementia, excluding the ones that are caused by a traumatic brain injury. In recent years, however, there have been many studies that show how certain lifestyle tendencies can have a profound effect on whether a person will develop this disease. The four factors examined by researchers were people’s smoking status, levels of physical activity, alcohol consumption, and diet.

Advice for fathers over 40 trying to stay fit

Advice for fathers over 40 trying to stay fit

Fathers who are over 40 years old have a lot of changes happening in their lives. A lot of these changes are medical-based. After 39, you are no longer considered a spring chicken. There is a reason for this. Apart from the obvious lack of sleep and free time, there are other differences you will begin to notice that take you further away from your childless, youthful, carefree days. If fitness used to be a major element of your lifestyle, it will soon become apparent that there just aren’t enough hours in the day to maintain the same way of life while still being a father, especially as you advance in years. As difficult as it may be, it might time to accept that what was once the norm for physical fitness, is no longer possible. 

How Fitness Can Help Advance Your Career

How Fitness Can Help Advance Your Career

How Fitness Can Help Advance Your Career? Most people understand that fitness is important to body aesthetics and longevity. However, fewer people realize that physical activity could also be key one's career. In fact, adhering to an exercise program might benefit...

Three Great Places to Run in Florida

Three Great Places to Run in Florida

There seems to be a new running enthusiast entering the scene every moment, and for good reason. A superb run can get the blood flowing like no other exercise, and it's beneficial for heart health too. It costs little-nothing to run, but offers so much to gain. All...

Five Foods that are Exceptionally High in Vitamins

Five Foods that are Exceptionally High in Vitamins

With a majority of the day being spent outside of the home, it can be challenging to find the time to enjoy a meal that contains sufficient vitamins and minerals. This often leads to eating pre-made meals which often include fewer nutrients than what the body needs....

How to be a Good Role Model for Your Children

How to be a Good Role Model for Your Children

Kids, even before the age when they can speak or walk, are still learning from their parents. This largely comes in the form of “monkey see monkey do.” They see someone they look up to doing or saying something, and mimic it, even if it is a negative habit. That is...