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The Unbelievable Advantages of a Cold Shower in the Morning

The Unbelievable Advantages of a Cold Shower in the Morning

Taking a cold shower in the morning is an unthinkable situation for many. Modern life has become addicted to certain luxuries (for some people) like pampering oneself at the spas, bathing in warm water, visiting beauty parlors, etc. that cold shower therapy has been almost forgotten. But all those who have tried bathing in cold water in the morning, enjoy amazing health benefits. Cold shower is a technique that has been used from ancient times to promote overall health. Here are some of the greatest advantages that anyone taking a cold shower especially in the morning can enjoy: Bathing in...

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4 things you didn’t know about your Stand Up Padleboarding Instructor Trainer, Jose H Gonzalez

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4 things you didn’t know about your Stand Up Padleboarding Instructor Trainer, Jose H Gonzalez

Have you been a trainer before? What qualifies you as a trainer? I have experience developing instructors with Outward Bound’s Sailing program in Boston.  In addition, I have worked in academia in the Teacher Preparation program for over a decade training the next generation of secondary school teachers as well as PE teachers in Puerto Rico and New Hampshire.  With my doctorate in education with a focus on curriculum and instruction, I train SUP Instructor candidates in experiential education methodologies that will enhance their own trainings. Do you have a teaching philosophy? My background in curriculum design and instruction has...

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SUP Paddles

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SUP Paddles

If you look in my garage right now, you’ll see several paddles, but essentially it comes down to two main paddles, one for surfing and one for ocean/flat water paddling.  Paddle choice is just as personal as board choice, and you should feel just as particular about it. The basic criteria I use when selecting a paddle is the paddle blade size and the flex/stiffness of the paddle. My SUP surfing paddle blade area is wide, to displace more volume per stroke.  While my ocean/flat water paddle blade has a tall narrow blade. This is to increase my stroke rate,...

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Why you should take a Wilderness First Aid class?

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Why you should take a Wilderness First Aid class?

If you are an outdoor enthusiast that spends time hiking, paddling, climbing or camping, having the skills to help an injured person in the wilderness is essential. This course is great for people of all experience levels, and is best suited for those who recreate outdoors where EMS response can be expected in a timely manner (fewer than 8 hours).   You’ll learn the Patient Assessment System, how to provide effective first aid treatments for injuries and illnesses common in the outdoors, and how to make appropriate evacuation decisions. The curriculum also goes over Spine Injury, Head Injury, Shock, Wilderness...

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Who we are?

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Who we are?

We are an outdoor lifestyle company that offers experiences to deepen your skills and knowledge in the field of outdoor adventure.  Our programs focus on water based activities such as kayaking and stand up paddleboarding as well as land based programs in wilderness medicine and outdoor skills.  We cater to the outdoor enthusiast that enjoys paddling, hiking, overnight camping and short-backpacking trips as well as the professional looking for a certification in wilderness medicine or stand up paddleboarding. You will improve your skills or obtain a national certification that showcases your level of competency.  The classes are offered online, hybrid...

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