SPF for Your National Holiday

This is a holiday weekend and most people like myself enjoy being in the great outdoors soaking up some sun. As the adventures this weekend begin keep in mind that you need to keep your skin protected. The sun is a beautiful thing, but not so kind to our skin. That golden glow can still be obtained with the right protection. UV radiation reaches the earth in the form of UVB and UVA rays. UVB radiation plays a key role in skin cancer, and SPF refers mainly to the amount of UVB protection a sunscreen offers. Thus, higher SPF’s can help. …

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Top Summer Travel Destinations

Summer is officially here and my adventurous side perks up. I love to travel and adventure so I wanted to see what the ever helpful internet had to say about top summer travel destinations. I’m going off of the Travel Channels web article for what they consider to be the best destinations. 10. The Bahamas 9. Miami 8. Catalina Island, CA 7. Mackinac Island, MI 6. Ocean City, MD 5. Amsterdam 4. Virginia Beach, VA 3. Bora Bora 2. Dubai 1. Hawaii Now that you have seen their list I will give my two cents. Travel is never about the …

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Walking for an Active Lifestyle

Simple walking can improve our overall health. According to The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, heart disease is the number one killer in America. Research shows that walking as little as 30 minutes a day can reduce our risk by 40 percent. Sounds like a good reason to start taking some extra steps to me. MindBodyGreen posts a fun article on why you should walk as well as how to get the most out of your walk. Many have heard that Americans are some of the most lazy in the world and we are known for our fast food and lack …

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