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13.1 Things I Learned Running the Disney Princess Half Marathon … the Wrong Way!

By Nicole Irving When I signed up for the Disney Princess Half Marathon, I had every intention of training. But, before I knew it, race day was here and I had not even started training. I was bound and determined to get that medal, though, and along those 13.1 miles, I learned some valuable and [...]

Here Comes the Sun: How Being Outdoors Can Benefit Your Health

By Tracy Wright We have all heard the term “getting a bit of fresh air,” to help clear the mind, but it turns out that being outdoors has been scientifically proven to improve mental and physical health! Physical Benefits One of the most obvious reasons for going outside is the abundance of vitamin D found [...]

First Aid Kit Essentials

By Elayza Gonzalez | Photos Courtesy of Manufacturers Outdoor adventures can be filled with fun, excitement and wonder, but they can also be dangerous. That is why it is important to be prepared for every possible situation by having a disaster-proof first aid kit ready at hand. Sometimes a small box containing the essentials can [...]

Flavored Waters: Fabulous or fallacy?

By Lauren Fischer | Photos by Jimmy Ho Photography Hydration is one of the foundations of good health. You can survive about eight weeks without food, but only about a week (in comfortable conditions) without water. Mild dehydration can cause fatigue, anxiety, headaches and hunger, while long-term dehydration can result in heartburn, joint pain and [...]

I Scream, You Scream, We All Scream for … Healthy Ice Cream?

By Colleen McTiernan | Photos by Jimmy Ho Photography Whether you have dietary restrictions or are just trying to maintain a healthy diet, it can be hard to work desserts into your routine — delicious though they may be. But as nutrition has begun taking a front seat in people’s minds, companies have begun developing [...]

Living the Dive Life: Looking for a new adventure? You might find it underwater

By Melissa Smith | Photos by Kristi Bernot Picture yourself 40 feet underwater, exploring a pristine reef. Tiny fish dart between coral formations, a massive southern stingray glides by, and before you a majestic green sea turtle soars in from the blue. From where you are hovering, you can watch life play out in an [...]