From Breath To Breath

A few days ago, I asked my son about his breathing technique when he plays football. “How do you breathe when playing?” He replied, “Just as it happens”. That prompted me to ask, “How do you know if you are breathing effectively?” He paused, and replied, “Well, I can run when I play”. His replies had me thinking about breathing. We arrived in this world breathing, and paid little attention to how our respiratory system worked.

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How Do You Know You’re A Good Hiker?

Heard of the movie The Good Doctor? He mysteriously knows how to attend to almost every complication of an injury with an uncanny knack in providing a solution for the patients or accident victim. But hey, this is only a movie. We don’t have doctors in this world with supernatural powers.

But let’s ask, “What makes a good hiker”? Good hiking shoes? Going with others that love walking? Many reasons make a good hiker. We briefly cover seven points in this article and welcome you sharing with the community your tips and experiences in what makes a good hiker. Have fun reading!

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Why Use the Stretch Strap?

By any stretch of the imagination, we assume our bodies weaken as we start to age. While this is not all untrue, it is also true that we allow our bodies to fall into a state of inflexibility and a lack, and possibly a loss of physical strength.

Not all muscular activity needs to be linked to intense activity. A combination of activities is useful but without muscular flexibility, we may find the simple form of bending down to tie our shoelaces or getting out of bed a monumental task. How then do we improve our muscular flexibility that allows us to be more fluid in our physical motions?

WHY HIKING?

If you are thinking of a getaway from your hectic, busy work life and looking for a way out to relax your body and mind, you may probably consider to go for a day hike. Let’s look at some of the benefits from hiking:-

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