Inner Zen: 5 Meditation Techniques

0 comments | Posted by Cliff Original on
The notion that meditation can foster improved sense of self, compassion, happiness, and focus is thousands of years old, but it’s only now that western science has begun backing it. Small studies of various stress reduction techniques, as well as comprehensive programs, suggest that it’s quite possible to improve many measures of health by making the strong mind-body connection work in your favor. Meditation, in a way, is like exercise for our brains: it’s been shown to assist in mental health maintenance, improve our memory, empathy, and sense of self. A study led by Harvard researchers found that meditating for...
Read more →

Jumpstart Your Health In 7 Days

0 comments | Posted by Jared Friesner on
Everyday commitments can easily take us off track from maintaining healthy eating habits. The good news is that the most meaningful health and wellness progress isn’t made with big, sweeping changes. It’s the small changes that stick and matter most. Now, I know a seven-day commitment may feel overwhelming, but it’s very doable when you consider each day as a small step. When all the steps add up, you’ll be surprised by how much of an impact they collectively have on your health. Embrace the changes, and listen to how your body responds. Let’s get started! Day 1: Drink More...
Read more →

Summer Running: Don't Sweat It

0 comments | Posted by Cliff Original on
Running is one of the best sports and activities out there simply because it is so incredibly versatile. Indoor or outdoor, on a track or on a treadmill, through a neighborhood park or up the side of a mountain: you can literally run just about anywhere your little heart desires. Similarly, it could be a cold winter day, a warm summer night, or the middle of the day in a rainstorm; provided you prepare properly for it, you can run in just about any weather element that Mother Nature throws your way. There are some important considerations that you should...
Read more →

Sleep: Health's Right Hand Man

0 comments | Posted by Cliff Original on
It doesn’t take a complicated study to tell us that a lack of sleep affects our cognitive capacities. Sleep is critical for higher cortical function, the most important of which is multitasking. Have you ever gotten behind the wheel after only four or five hours of hours of sleep, and then suddenly found yourself dozing off for a split second or feeling distracted? Driving is one of the most intensive multitasking activities we do as it incorporates hands, feet, vision, and a keen awareness of what’s going on. Not surprisingly insufficient sleep is one of the major causes of most...
Read more →

Father's Day Gift Guide

0 comments | Posted by Gretchen Ardizzone on
He’s the one who might have taught you how to ride your bike, took you on your first fishing trip, snuck snacks into the movie theater with you, and celebrated the day you finally graduated. He’s been there for many firsts, and stood by your side with an overwhelming amount of pride, so finding that perfect gift to say thanks can always be a challenge year after year. Luckily, we’ve put together a nice little list of things we’ve kept our eye on all season long. Yeti He doesn’t have to be a professional outdoorsman to appreciate all Yeti has...
Read more →
Just added to your wishlist:
My Wishlist
Just added to your cart:
My Cart