The Health Benefits of Horseback Riding

The Health Benefits of Horseback Riding

The Health Benefits of Horseback Riding   Before we all had cars to drive in, people used horses to get around, and almost everyone was taught to care and ride a horse. Today, our dependence on these large mammals is non-existent and horseback riding has become recreational. There are many obvious health benefits to riding, including strong core and legs, but there are also many less obvious benefits, such as boost in confidence and meditation (Health Fitness Revolution; 2015).

14 Most Beautiful Borders in the World

14 Most Beautiful Borders in the World

  14 Most Beautiful Borders in the World As a geography major I love anything to do with maps and borders, so I wanted to compile a list of some of the most beautiful borders in the world. Borders are all man-made but many have dramatic landscapes and distinct culture, making borders special places. And some really stand out as majestic places to travel to and cross for there sheer awe-inspiring beauty. These are not in particular order of ranking (ShawnVoyage, 2015)….

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The Benefits of Altitude Training for Non-Pro Runners

The Benefits of Altitude Training for Non-Pro Runners

The Benefits of Altitude Training for Non-Pro Runners     Training at altitude–that is, between 6,000 and 10,000 feet above sea level–is like a legal performance enhancer, thanks to its ability to boost oxygen-carrying red blood cells. That’s why Nick Symmonds headed to the mountains of Mexico this past winter, Desi Davila Linden went to the Kenyan highlands, and other pro runners gathered in mountain towns like Flagstaff and Boulder for weeks or months at a time. Most coaches recommend…

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Public-Private Partnership Improves Health Care in Lesotho

Public-Private Partnership Improves Health Care in Lesotho

Public-Private Partnership Improves Health Care in Lesotho                       Clinical services and patient outcomes improved at a hospital network in Lesotho after its operations were shifted from the government to a public-private partnership, a new study led by Boston University global health researchers reports (Chedekel, 2015).

Diet-Friendly Father’s Day Menu

Diet-Friendly Father’s Day Menu

Diet-Friendly Father’s Day Menu   This Father’s Day (21 June), treat dad to a delicious home-cooked meal that’s both healthy – endorsed by the Association for Dietetics in South Africa (ADSA) – and impressive! (Niemack, 2015) 

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