Archive for January, 2015

Jan
06

Three Reasons You Should Get Away From It All

Alaska fishing trip

Face it. You need a break. The nine-to-five lifestyle has worn down your mental faculties, and all those tedious little things that crop up every day have fried your nerves. You should consider getting away from it all.

What better way could there be to do that than with an escape to nature. Here are a few reasons you should get away and enjoy a slice of cabin life in Alaska.

Cabin Life Is Literally Good For You.

Believe it or not, cabin life is literally good for you. The study “Biophilia: Does Visual Contact with Nature Impact on Health and Well-Being?” actually suggests that the increase in conditions like obesity, attention disorders, and depression is in

Jan
02

Marathons, Medals, and Magnets

Runners id bands

Distance running is quickly growing to be one of the most popular sports in the United States. In 2012 alone, there were over 15,000 5k races held in the United States. Over 2,000 half marathons are held annually, and every year over 500,000 individual runners complete a full marathon. Of course, completing any of these races is an enormous accomplishment, and runners, just like everyone else, enjoy their successes being acknowledged. If there is a special runner in your life, you may want to give them something to do with their favorite activity at the next gift-giving occasion.

Gifts for runners tend to fall into two categories: practical gifts and fun gifts.

First, the practical gifts. Running several miles is extremely physically demanding, and post-race recovery can take quite a while. Recover