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Category Archives: Exercise

Fun Outdoor Activities to Battle Summertime Heat: Water Activities in Your Backyard and Community

Posted on July 14th, 2014

Posted by Bethany Johnson, guest blogger My family loves warm weather. After a harsh winter, we can’t get enough of the outdoors. Warm turns to hot before long, though, and the children start complaining. Sometimes, the best way to handle the summer heat is to be ready with a few fun outdoor activities. Let’s Pool Our [...]

Baby Swimming Lessons: Four Questions to Ask

Posted on July 10th, 2014

Posted by Jennifer A. DiGiovanni, guest blogger Preparing your child for water safety is important, but don’t get ahead of yourself. You shouldn’t expect your child to master the backstroke after his first few baby swimming lessons. Early childhood swim lessons emphasize water safety and gaining comfort in a pool rather than specifically teaching kids to [...]

‘SUP? How to Stand Up Paddle Board

Posted on June 20th, 2014

Posted by Bethany Johnson, guest blogger Paddleboarding may look easy, but it’s a real balancing act (literally) when you first get started. You or your kids may be tempted to try it sometime soon—whether it’s on family vacation, summer camp, or a spontaneous weekend getaway to a local nature spot. When that day comes, there’s [...]

Choosing the Best Hot Yoga Clothes

Posted on May 12th, 2014

Posted by Steve Auger, guest blogger If you are looking to get back in shape or improve your workout routine, there are many alternative ways to exercise and stay active. Many go the conventional route of joining a gym, but others have chosen more innovative paths such as hot yoga. When starting hot yoga, you [...]

Namaste: Five Benefits of Yoga for Women

Posted on May 6th, 2014

Posted by Rebecca Desfosse Yoga health benefits extend well beyond your physique—they also improve your mind and spirit. Stress, anxiety, restless sleeping and other problems are common for busy women, but yoga can play a big role in helping manage these types of modern problems. If you’re thinking of taking it up, here are five [...]