Golf & Fitness: Is There A Link?

A number of fitness centers are starting to offer golf-related exercises. Hedstrom offers the Flexi-Grip Ball, which can be used for 21 exercises specifically for golfers. Precor’s Stretch Fitness focuses on the flexibility of golfers, while Bally Total Fitness has developed the ‘Golf Workout,’ which seeks to help golfers improve their performance and minimize their …

How Many Hours Do You Need To Practice On The Course?

To serious golfers, a three-hour drive is no problem, if the course at the end of that journey is a good one. They are all searching for the perfect golf equipment – such as the best golf clubs for beginners, the excellent course, the perfect weather, the perfect golf experience. It might be 40 miles …

Practicing Survival: Starting A Fire Without Matches

Recently, while examining a new edition of a popular survival handbook, I noticed a conspicuous omission in an otherwise good text. Although the author began with the obligatory (and ever-important) “always be prepared” advice–and followed it with a list of necessary survival-kit materials and equipment–he then skipped on to other subjects. There was nothing said …

Weekend Warriors: How Consumer Demand Is Shaping The Work Market

As a younger consumer enters the workforce, traditional work boot, especially the best steel toe boots makers are updating selections and revitalizing collections to embrace a changing market. Led by such brand names as Wolverine, Timberland, and Caterpillar, companies are constructing a product that attracts and keeps the younger consumer not just on the job, …

Getting All Worked Up

Boots and flannel work clothes have become the most popular attire among gym enthusiasts. Standard outfits for gyms, health clubs and fitness studios such as white sneakers or ballet shoes, thongs, leotards and sweat bands have been replaced by boots and wrestling shoes, sloppy clothes, bandanas, beret or caps for headgear and bellbottoms. Gym managers, …

Do You Really Know About Scorpions Poisonous?

The sting: shake out the best hunting boots and check your sleeping bag, scorpions are nothing to mess with. How dangerous are scorpions? It depends on whom you ask, apparently. As is often the case with potentially deadly animals, statistical data and summary opinions vary widely and are frequently at odds. Poisonous Scorpions According to …