Hiking

Understanding force of courage

“Be strong and of good courage, for to this people you shall divide as an inheritance the land which I swore to their fathers to give them. Only be strong and very courageous, that you may observe to do according to all the law which Moses My servant commanded you; do not turn from it to the right hand or to the left, that you may prosper wherever you go. Have I not commanded you? Be strong and of good courage; do not be afraid, nor be dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go.” –

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Increase your Heart Lifespan: How Daily Exercises Strengthen your Heart and Help you Lose Weight

Exercising for at least 30 minutes everyday is great for your health! You may have heard or read about this phrase more than once before and on many occasions while looking for health related help. Where you encountered these golden words of wisdom is not really the big deal, but knowing their importance is. I refer to them as words of wisdom first, because they are true and secondly because if you act on them they will change your life. We have heard or read time and time again that daily exercises when added to healthy eating can be the

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Bike Messengers Project – Please Support

Head over and check out the new website for Bike Messengers.We are looking forward to the work ahead in His name and by His direction.Thank you Lord for this opportunity!

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Making Time to Workout

MAKING TIME TO WORKOUT How many times have you ever said, “I just don’t have the time to work out.”I use to say that and not only did I feel I didn’t have the time, I also felt like I didn’t have the energy. My commute back and forth to work puts me on the road three hours. By the time I get home, it’ s time to eat dinner, clean up the kitchen, prepare my child’s lunch for the next day and do whatever else needs my attention. Sound familiar? Then there’s the weekends. Yard work, house cleaning, repairing

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9 Essentials for Hitting the Hiking Trail

There is nothing worse than getting miles away from civilization and encountering an emergency you are not prepared for.  Whether you’re lost with no food, caught in an unexpected rain, or in pain from poor footwear, hiking without the right equipment is never a fun experience. Your gear will vary depending on what type of hiking adventure you are planning, but whether you’re backpacking the Appalachian Trail or planning a day hike with your family, there are some pieces of hiking gear you should never forget. First, you need a rugged hiking backpack to comfortably hold the rest of your

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Outdoor Hiking Supplies

Making a list of the gear you need is the surest way to avoid being caught on trail or at the camp site, suddenly noticing that you’ve left an essential piece of equipment behind. Most hikers will generally agree that the following items are outdoor hiking supplies that they could not be without. Hiking boots/shoes – Make sure that you have a dedicated pair of footwear which are only used for hiking.  Hiking boots generally offer more protection and durability, but hiking or trail running shoes offer more flexibility and will often dry quicker than a pair of heavy boots. 

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Hydration for Weight Loss, Anti Aging and Energy

One of the most important lessons to learn is how important water is to one’s body. How critical is water to the body? Would you use a car without fuel? The adult body is made up of 70 percent water; 85 percent of the blood, 75 percent of muscle, and 22 percent of bone in the body is water (MayoClinic). This makes the importance of staying hydrated crucial, as the body uses water to perform properly all day long, especially during exercise. The body’s sources of water are from food (1/3) and from liquid (2/3). Water output occurs through urination

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Stop Making Excuses and Accept Responsibility

Albert Ellis, was an American psychologist, who in 1955 developed Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT) once said, “The best years of your life are the ones in which you decide your problems are your own. You do not blame them on your mother, the ecology, or the president. You realize that you control your own destiny”. Each of us, at one time or another, have made an excuse about a deadline we missed; work not done; or some other task that fell short of what we promised we would do. Some of us are so good at making excuses that it

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The Benefits of Outdoor Exercise

Today’s modern and technologically advanced lifestyle has helped to bring almost every activity, indoor. This has drastically reduced the time we spend outdoors. There are a number of outdoor sports activities that have been brought indoors. Even exercises have been brought indoors. Today we find more and more people are using aerobic workout movies and simulated video game systems. Some of these facts are no doubt seem great, but when it comes to exercising outdoors there are a number of factors that the indoor world can hardly beat. One of the best advantages of exercising outdoors is that it’s free.

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Producers not Consumers

In this blog, I wanted to touch on something I see too little of nowadays, which is giving and random acts of kindness. The world needs more of this especially right now in history…Less Greed as there is more Need! I see people that are really trying to reach out and trying to help, but in the scope of this world we live in, we really need more of it. This doesn’t mean just giving of money but giving time to help others when they need a hand. We live in a very prideful era and couple that along with

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