Football Needs Better Announcers

Mikalah On April - 21 - 2016

sunday-night-footballImagine a world where you tune into a game and get to choose who you listen to. Sunday night football is on and instead of listening to Joe Buck and Troy Aikman deliver the play by play and color commentary you get to choose a different announcer based on your level of football knowledge or team allegiance.

One of the biggest complaints football fans have towards sports announcers is their perceived lack of football knowledge and experience. For example, in years past Joe Buck has covered the U.S. Open golf tournament, the World Series and the Superbowl.

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Staying Healthy on the Golf Course

Mikalah On April - 14 - 2016

old-man-golfingGolf is probably the greatest of all participation sports. I don’t say that because golf is fun to watch or that it’s even fun to play, but you can learn how to play golf and then play the rest of your life. Aside from maybe bowling, golf is the only “competitive sport” that can be played into an old age.

Here’s an interesting statistic – a quarter of all golfers in the United States are over the age of 50, and half of all rounds played are by people over 50.

Unfortunately that isn’t the same for everyone. Just like any sport people can get injured playing golf, or injuries and ailments from other reasons can affect their ability to play golf. Older people are much more prone to injuries and should be mindful of how they play and what they can do to stay healthy. So here are a few tips for avoiding injury while golfing: Continue reading “Staying Healthy on the Golf Course” »

The History of the NFL’s Biggest Game

Leland On February - 9 - 2016

blogSpanEvery year, the Americal Football Conference (AFC) and the National Football Conference (NFC) division champions of the NFL compete in the most famous championship game, the Super Bowl. The coveted championship game is played on a Sunday at a different stadium each year and it’s the most-watched television sports program event in the U.S. This past weekend, the Carolina Panthers and the Denver Broncos competed in the Super Bowl 50, ending in an upset with the Broncos beating the Panthers 24-10. Continue reading “The History of the NFL’s Biggest Game” »

The Health Benefits of a Spa Retreat

Rebekkah On January - 14 - 2016

spa-feature-1A spa retreat is one of the best ways to unwind, relax, and take your mind off of potential stress that has built up from everyday tasks. People who are typically active, may be athletic, or have busy lifestyles find that spa treatments are beneficial to their well-beings. What’s so beneficial about spa retreats is that it can provide mental and physical balance and relaxation. A relaxing retreat can last anywhere from a couple days to a week depending on your needs and what suits you the best. Spa retreats typically consist of several spa treatments, including massages, body treatments, facials, and more. Here’s why a spa retreat is so beneficial for the body and mind: Continue reading “The Health Benefits of a Spa Retreat” »

Tips for Skiiers in Breckenridge, Colorado

Rebekkah On December - 21 - 2015

winterparkskiOne of the best spots for skiiers this winter is Breckenridge, Colorado. It has one of the most wintery seasons out of other regions throughout the United States. Even in the summer, it’s a hot spot for tourists. The winter season, however, is booming with thousands of tourists who come just for the slopes. If you’re heading out to Breckenridge this season, here are some tips to consider.

 

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Outdoor Activities in Wine Country

Leland On December - 2 - 2015

1f8e346182c107092fb3160c6e42172daaf9615eIf you’re a wine enthusiast looking for outdoor activities in the heart of Wine Country, California, then look no further. Wine Country offers a lot of activities for visitors other than simply taste-testing wine. Wine Country is beautiful with miles and miles of vineyards to explore so if you’re in the area, it’s certainly worth it to get out and enjoy the fresh air. Continue reading “Outdoor Activities in Wine Country” »

vignette2If there’s one thing that beautiful sunny Palm Springs, California is known for, it’s their plentiful golf courses. The area is booming with toursts who travel all that way to experience the golfing lifestyle of Palm Springs. There are golfing resorts on almost every corner, and it’s not simply the green that attracts people. The beautiful backdrop of the mountainous region surrounds the golf courses, making for a beautiful golf retreat.

While Palm Springs attracts experienced golfers all around the world, if you’re a new golfer, there’s still room for you on the course. Here are some tips for the new golfer interested in heading to Palm Springs: Continue reading “Advice for New Golfers in Palm Springs, California” »

Hiking in Mystic, Connecticut

Leland On September - 11 - 2015

Go hikingMystic Country is known for everything from its nightlife and coastal shopping to the outdoor activities and its magnificant seaport. One thing that’s a hidden gem within Mystic are its beautiful hiking trails. They offer a spectacle into a new world–and a lot of exercise. Looking to try out one of the many hiking trails in Mystic? Here are the top three to check out. Continue reading “Hiking in Mystic, Connecticut” »

Staying Cool in Texas this Summer

Rebekkah On July - 14 - 2015

There certainly aren’t too many places hotter than Texas. Temperatures can easily rise into to 90s and even the 100s, the later in the summer it gets. Most of us are just dying for a way to stay cool. There’s always the option of heading inside and keeping the air conditioning on full blast, but that can get boring and expensive. It’s much more fun to take advantage of all the great places to get wet in Texas. Here are the top five summer water destinations in Texas: Continue reading “Staying Cool in Texas this Summer” »

Why it’s Healthy to Go Skiing

Leland On June - 17 - 2015

World___Italy_Downhill_skiing_in_the_ski_resort_of_Val_Gardena__Italy_062919_Skiing is more than a recreational sport. In fact, there’s a lot more to it than gliding down a hill. It involves not only physically capability, but also mental stability in order to glide down a hill on a pair of skiis. Continue reading “Why it’s Healthy to Go Skiing” »