Intense Crossfit Exercises for Beginners

Intense Crossfit Exercises for Beginners

  CrossFit WOD #1: Half Cindy   While the full Cindy is 20 minutes, you’ll be happy you’re only starting with 10.  Because your body isn’t used to the endurance needed for many WODs, you may find yourself completely unable to rise from the ground to do a push-ups after one round. “By only doing half the time, you’re diminishing returns,” says Lobotsky. “You’ll quickly […]

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Know Before You Go: 18 Tips for Foolproof Camping

Know Before You Go: 18 Tips for Foolproof Camping

Nature-Made — The Need-to-Know Forget stress balls and screaming into pillows: Just being in the presence of plants can be therapeutic. The word’s biophilia, the term for humans’ desire to connect with nature . (Yep, it’s science!) And camping isn’t only the perfect way to get outdoors; it can also be great for our health . (Also Check Out: 11 Life Lessons I Learned from […]

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Family Camping: Tips to Make Tenting Fun

Family Camping: Tips to Make Tenting Fun

Time to Camp After a hectic school year of car pools, mommy-and-me classes, and soccer practices, chances are you’re ready to welcome the sunshine and family downtime that summer brings. But while the warm weather is free, a vacation doesn’t come cheap. With everyone looking to get away without going broke, it makes sense that camping is this season’s hottest holiday trend. According to campgrounds […]

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The Best Swimming Hole I’ve Ever Found

The Best Swimming Hole I’ve Ever Found

What is summer if it’s not water cooled? A tasty, delightful drink from the garden hose, a rowdy romp around the yard with squirt guns, or a dip in the lake? The summer of 2004, three years before we became parents, Brooke and I backpacked to Havasu Canyon of the Grand Canyon. It’s a 9-mile hike one way, down a serious set of switchbacks at […]

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