Archives for May, 2019

The Top 4 Fitness and Weight Loss Myths Busted

Fitness Myths Busted – Better Ways to Get in Shape and Lose Weight

, May 02, 2019

The kind of activity matters, as well what is burned for fuel during that activity. Jogging is a low-intensity activity that never gets your heart rate very high. Because of that, jogging first burns available carbs for fuel, then protein, and then fat last. And where do you think your body gets the protein to burn for fuel? Some of it comes from muscle. So, ultimately, jogging can cause you to lose muscle mass while still retaining a good portion of your fat.

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Cycle Hearse Funeral Services for the "Ultimate Last Ride"

The Going Home That Will Never Be Forgotten for Bike Enthusiasts

, May 09, 2019

The cycle hearse is a new twist on or a breakaway from the traditional funeral. It involves a motorcycle (usually a three-wheeler or trike) pulling a specially designed hearse carriage to transport departed loved ones from funeral home to church to graveside service.

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A Guide to Choosing the Best Fishing Hat

How to Choose the Best Fishing Hat for Protection and Comfort

, May 16, 2019

Fishing is a summertime sport, which means a relentless sun beating down . . . or unexpected drenching downpours. So you have to have a fishing hat – and not just any old ball cap either. Here's how to choose the best fishing hat for your angling protection and needs.

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Hope and Bandanas for Shelter Dogs at McKamey

How One Dedicated Woman is Making a Difference at McKamey Animal Center

, May 22, 2019

There are increasingly more so-called "no-kill" shelters. These are shelters determined not to euthanize healthy, treatable, or rehabilitatable animals even when at capacity. These shelters deploy a number of strategies to achieve this goal, including greater utilization of volunteers. What happens, though, is that there wind up being long-term residents in these shelters. But that's where people like Ashley Gibson come in. (More on her in a bit.)

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