Using kayaks as a healthy and effective way of engaging in physical workouts

Published September 12, 2016

Water activities are great for recreational purposes. There are many types of water recreational activities which include swimming, snorkeling, surfing, boating, sailing, and many other activities. A water recreational activity that has gained a lot of popularity in recent times is kayaking. Kayaking is an activity similar to boating with the only difference being that in kayaking one uses specially designed water crafts known as kayaks. Kayaks are narrow small water crafts that are usually designed for only one passenger. There are some kayaks that can carry more than one person who sit in tandem atop the kayak. Apart from […]

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Finding inner peace in outdoor recreational activities such as kayaking

Published September 12, 2016

To most people, life is a big hustle. There is so much to put up with; individuals have to work harder to lead comfortable lives, and the harder they work, the harder it seems to achieve the set goals. It is therefore important to find inspiration especially when life tends to make an unexpected turn. The world around us is forever changing. The ever changing elements such as the economy, changing fashion styles, advancing age and the ever changing demands from family and work keeps shifting the goal posts. Therefore people are always chasing new heights. It therefore calls for […]

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Comparing sit in kayaks and sit on top kayaks

Published September 12, 2016

Kayaks come in different types of shapes and designs and it is upon the kayaker to choose the type of kayak that he or she wants to use. The main thing that determines what type of kayak that one is going to use is the activity that the kayaker is going to engage in. There are various types of kayaking activities, these include; sea touring, kayak racing, white water kayaking, kayak fishing, show boating and leisure kayaking. All these kayaking activities call for different types of kayaks. There are two major kayak designs that differentiate the types of kayaks – […]

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Comparing hard shell kayaks VS inflatable kayaks

Published September 12, 2016

Different kayaks are built with different designs and materials to enable them to have superiority in charting different types of waters and for different applications. It is important for the kayaker to clearly understand the intended use for the kayak so as to be able to pick the right kayak. Below we will look at the major differences between two major types of kayaks; the inflatable kayaks, and the hard shell kayaks. The hard shell kayaks are, as the name suggests, kayaks that are built with a hard outer covering/ hull. These kayaks are usually made from materials such as […]

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Self-rescue routines for beginners for safety on sit on top kayaks

Published September 12, 2016

Sit on top kayaks are popular kayaks for beginners and people of all ages. Sit on top kayaks such as the inflatable kayaks, are considered extremely stable and can therefore be used for various purposes such as sport fishing, recreation, leisure tours and assorted adventures. As with any other kayak, it is important for paddlers to know how to manoeuvre them and also perform self rescue in case they capsize. There are many advantages of sit on top kayaks, both for hard-shell and inflatable kayaks that are not found in the sit in kayaks. For one, it is easy for […]

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Treading unchartered recreation paths and discovering new passions

Published September 12, 2016

When I started working, I was very excited and I had high hopes of having a pleasant future with a life dedicated to my work. I work as a chef and cooking has always been my passion. As a child I learnt cooking quite early and I was often in the kitchen cooking with my mother. This was very strange for a boy my age and there were many times when other kids joked about my passion for cooking. They often called me a sissy which infuriated me a great deal. Many times I was worried that I did not […]

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A simple guide to factors to consider when shopping for a kayak

Published September 12, 2016

Shopping for kayaks can be a tough challenge for anyone who does not have sufficient knowledge about kayaks. One does not simply go for the cheapest kayak for sale. Kayaks are water vessels that come in different forms, designs and models. Each type of kayaks usually has distinct features that make it suitable for specific use. A certain model of a kayak might be ideal for some form of activity but it would be terrible in another application. It is therefore important for kayak shoppers to know exactly what they want in a kayak. There are two main types of […]

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The increasing popularity of the kayak due to recreational kayaking

Published September 12, 2016

Kayaking is very popular nowadays. Many times you will see cars carrying kayaks heading to water recreational sites. Water recreation spots are usually speckled with numerous flashy colored kayaks. Many revelers would not count a recreational trip to a water recreational spot as complete if they have not had a kayak ride. Kayaks have become very popular in recent times due to several things. One of the main reasons is that kayaks are easy to use – even for beginners. Kayaks are very user friendly. Other water vessels such as the customary boats are normally difficult to use especially for […]

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Recreation as an important aspect of life, a look at kayaking

Published September 11, 2016

Recreation is an important aspect of life that should be given sufficient consideration and priority. Recreation is where an individual or individuals take time off from their daily routines of tending to their responsibilities. During recreational time, it is good to involve oneself in other activities that one would enjoy. This will help the mental faculties to effectively shift from focusing on stressful issues and thereby lead to rejuvenation. There are many types of recreational activities that people might choose as recreational avenues. One of the most common activities that people engage in during their recreational time is travel. This […]

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Hooked to fishing by my dad from an early age

Published September 11, 2016

I was introduced to fishing by my father when I was a very young boy. He would take me on numerous fishing trips on his canoe in the huge river that flowed close to our home. The river was a busy place since many people in the surrounding community came to the river to fish. Apart from being used as a fishing spot, the river was also a transportation channel with different kinds of water vessels sailing up and down toward different destinations upstream and downstream. The river was also a recreational spot that was used for many fun activities […]

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The evolutions of fishing methods… focus on angling

Published September 11, 2016

Fishing is an activity that mankind has been involved in for eons. Fishing has been one of the main avenues for mankind to find food. In the pre historic times, communities that lived close to water bodies discovered fish and realized that fish was a great source of food. Apart from being a tasty delicacy, fish is very nutritious and it is a source of food that can be quite dependable throughout the year unlike other food sources that are seasonal. Having discovered fish, the next step was finding ways to harvest the ship from the water. Initially, mankind used […]

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A look at the origins of the kayak and reasons for its superiority as a water vessel

Published September 11, 2016

Kayaks are water vessels that were invented by the Inuit people of Greenland in the Arctic regions. The kayak was a revolutionary vessels that the Inuit could use to hunt and fish with more safety assurance as compared to other water vessels. This is hugely due to the unique design of the kayak. The original traditional kayak was a slender light vessel that was made from locally available materials. The tubular vessel is made using a frame of light rigid material such as whale bones or drift wood. The frame is then tightly covered by seal skin which is then […]

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Attaining high school stardom with an acne infested face

Published August 3, 2016

Growing up as teenager, my life was filled with all kinds of adventure. I was an energetic and adventurous lad. I loved sport and since I had a very athletic body, I managed to get into the high school football team which was the dream for every boy. When I got into the football team I was able to quickly adapt to the demands of football. I was able to even train with the senior boys and thanks to my speed and agility I quickly became famous. The older guys in the team liked me and soon I was being […]

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Reasons behind the changing designs and layout of the modern kitchen

Published August 3, 2016

The modern kitchen is very different from the kitchen that our mothers used a few years ago. There has been a huge change in the design and components of the modern day kitchen. Today’s kitchens are for example much larger than the kitchens used in years gone past. Today, people look at the size of the kitchen as a major factor when choosing a house to live in. This is because the people using the kitchen want to have free space to move around when cooking and they also want to have that roomy effect that has a more comfortable […]

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Vacationing in the wild sunny savannahs of East Africa

Published July 23, 2016

Vacation is a great time. This is a time when people have the chance to do what they like best. During vacation time one is able to let go and forget some of the daily responsibilities that usually make like such a drag. When we get vacation time, we are able to travel to destinations that we love. Often people choose to travel to far off countries that are in a completely different time zone. Many times these are destinations that have different weather form what the people’s home country is experiencing. For example, people in the U.S like to […]

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Embarrassingly exposing my ignorance in kitchen appliances

Published July 21, 2016

Kitchen appliances belong to a field that I am not very knowledgeable about. I guess I am not the only man with this problem. Usually, the kitchen is the woman’s domain and we men are more than happy to wait for our ready cooked meals while lounging in the sofa watching some sport channel or following the news. Many times, just as I am sure it is with other men, I feel guilty sitting enjoying myself while my wife toils in the kitchen. When the feeling becomes overwhelming, I at times venture into the kitchen to help out. Many times […]

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I hated my life as a fat college girl, so I decided to work out and lose weight

Published July 21, 2016

Life in college as a girl can be tough, especially if you are a fat girl. The pressure of looking good is pronounced especially with all the pretty girls who are all at their prime. Usually the pressure is a self-inflicted consequence of feeling inferior to the other girls. I know this because I had a similar experience while in college. The college that I joined seemed to have handpicked the new girls based on beauty apart from me and a few other odd girls. We were odd since we were not as slim figured as the other first year […]

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Social Media and the Nursing Profession

Published May 29, 2016

According to the latest data and information from the Canadian Internet Registration Authority or CIRA, Canada is one of the most wired countries today. Today, nearly 87 percent of households are wired, making it as one the Top 20 countries in the world in terms of internet penetration (2013). When ranged with other G8 members, Canada ranked second in the group, clearly highlighting the commitment and value of technology in the country. In terms of the number of web pages visited, the country also leads the world. And when it comes to the average number of hours spent online, the […]

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Tastefully Nutritious

Published March 9, 2016

Hummus Hummus is a dish commonly prepared in the Middle East. It is usually creamy and made from mashed chickpeas and other ingredients which include lemon juice, tahini, and oil packed with antioxidants, minerals and vitamins. The meal which is known to be very nutritious also contains a high amount of protein and fiber, helps lower type-2 diabetes risk, cholesterol and heart diseases. Health benefits of hummus Good Source of Plant-Based Protein Hummus is an excellent source of plant proteins thus a proper diet for vegetarians. The chickpeas which are the primary ingredients are high in protein which provides essential […]

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Skilled Energy Savers

Published March 9, 2016

It has become paramount for every household to try and be as energy efficient as possible. The most common source of energy which is electricity has become very expensive for different reasons. Improving the efficiency of energy is essential for the home owners as it reduces the monthly utility bills, and hence, they become more financially secure. The Electric Skillet enables one to prepare meals without the use of a burner on the stove. This is usually more energy efficient when compared to using an oven or a stove burner. The following are some of the skillet energy savers that […]

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Caffeine Dealers

Published March 9, 2016

Coffee is a beverage that has been in use for hundreds of years. This time has seen a lot of innovations in the methods of brewing the beverage which has led to the development of different types of coffee brewing machines or commonly referred to as coffee makers. In the market, you are likely to see various types of coffee makers from different kinds of developers and using different types of coffee making principles. The many varieties may probably lead to confusion on the best appliance to use because they are in hundreds in Amazon. As a result of this, […]

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The Food Face Off

Published February 23, 2016

If you want to stay healthy you are going to need to have the best of everything. If you want to drink a lot of juice to stay healthy, you will need to purchase a high quality juicer. Some people who work out prefer to drink protein drinks, but most of those protein powders taste bad. You can stay healthy without having to spend a lot of money or leave a bad taste in your mouth. Keep reading to learn more about these amazing products that will keep you healthy. Protein Powders In the event that you are searching for […]

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The Bitter Truth

Published February 23, 2016

Everybody loves sugar. It is just about everywhere you go. You put it in your coffee, your cereal, and just about every dessert imaginable. But one thing most people do not consider is how healthy sugar is for you. Too much sugar can be a bad thing especially for people who suffer from diabetes. Is brown sugar a better option for you? Keep reading to learn more about these two different types of sugar and which one is better for you. The Healthier Choice Do you find yourself paying more for brown sugar than the “regular” white sugar? Have you […]

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Treating and Healing

Published February 23, 2016

With all the positive affects ACV has on the body, it’s no wonder that it may prove useful in helping you lower blood pressure as well. But does apple cider vinegar really work in this regard? And if so, how does it work? Knowing what apple cider vinegar can really do for high blood pressure can help you take advantage of this great natural remedy and get back to better health. Does it work? The answer to this question, does apple cider vinegar lower blood pressure, is somewhat complex in its simplicity. In essence, yes, it does, but only if it’s taken correctly […]

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The Perfect Blend

Published February 23, 2016

If you want to make delicious smoothies on a daily basis, then you are going to need a good blender or smoothie maker. Having one in your kitchen makes it easy for you to be able to make smoothies any time you want them. It may take some time to find which one is best for you, but they do exist. There are also electric skillets on the market that are also pretty amazing. Keep reading to learn more. Smoothie Blenders Price: $67.83 at Amazon.com. Oster 6843 is an attractive countertop blender and it boasts 12 speeds. The blender has […]

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