Being active outdoors, especially during winter can be a bit challenging. Winter sports like snowboarding are often your only viable option, and while it takes a bit of time to get the hang of it, sliding down the slopes can be quite fun and beneficial for you. As you already know, snowboarding helps improve your balance as it requires the strength of your whole body to maneuver the board. This, in turn, strengthens your core muscles, as well as leg muscles. You can burn calories and lose weight when snowboarding and improve your overall cardiovascular health. Snowboarding is a sport that can make you more flexible, while also being good for the joints, bones, and mental health. You can ease stress and anxiety, which can also help improve your mood. Snowboarding increases self-confidence, even if you’re just starting out.
You know, maybe it’s just me, but it seems that street sports never really went away. Ever since the inception of the first-ever skateboard in the late 50s, the whole street riding thing began to take shape. Adding rollerblades and roller skates in the mix, with a scooter for diversity and you got yourself a rich vibrant street culture, full of its own rules, challenges and metrics for coolness. Even after all these years, all of these modes of urban transport are alive and kicking in the local skateparks, abandoned pools, and long stretches of unoccupied track. The sport is booming. So, say you want to join in on some of the fun, what exactly do you need and where can you get it? (more…)
Unless you’re into riding bareback, you`re going to need a girth. Considering it’s essential for the saddle, it can either make or break your rides, so it’s necessary to take precaution when choosing it. Same as you require a well-fitting saddle and the right horse halter , it’s a must to have a well-fitting girth.(more…)
There are a lot of things that make a good hunting session, like having the right call, knowing where to position yourself, a good aim and so on. For those of you who think that camouflage isn’t worthy of being on that list, I would say that you are right but only partially. While there are some animals that can only pick up movement, there are others, like coyotes and ducks, that can notice you from afar even if you are standing still.(more…)
Sighting with a rifle should be quick and easy, and the success of your shot can highly depend on it. However, that isn’t always the case, and you might end up spending a lot of money on wasted ammunition in an attempt to get a gun wearing a new optic zero in, which can be quite frustrating. But what if I told you there’s a way to get your rifle on target and fine-tune it without wasting ammo and frustration on it? There are optic devices known as ‘bore sights’ that help align the bore of the gun (center of the barrel) with the sights on the gun.(more…)
Yoga mats are definitely one of the most popular pieces of yoga equipment. Also known as ‘sticky mats’, they are used to provide traction and cushioning. Once you start practicing yoga, you can rent one at the yoga studio you’re visiting but it is always a better idea to buy your own. These pieces of equipment can be typically found in one standard size, but there are also some longer models.
When it comes to price, yoga mats can vary from about $20 for basic models to $140 for the deluxe mats. The more expensive models use more environmentally-friendly materials and production methods and will generally last a lot longer than the cheaper ones. At first sight, most yoga mats look the same, however, the main difference between all mats yoga practitioners can buy is in the material they are made of.(more…)