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Three Reasons That Breathing Is Important When Skydiving

It's easy to involuntarily hold your breath the second you jump out of an airplane during your first skydiving experience. Even though you'll be jumping as a tandem — that is, strapped to an instructor — you'll feel a combination of nerves and exhilaration as you go along for the ride. The idea of remembering to breathe may seem funny, as your body knows that it needs oxygen, but it can be tempting to hold your breath during some of your descent. Read More 

3 Fun Weekend Activities For Thrill Seeking NYC Couples Who Find The Beach Boring

If you and your significant other find the beach boring, that doesn't mean you have to let the summer fun pass you by. There are plenty of cool outdoor activities that you can participate in that are exciting and also let you spend time outdoors. The list below will cover three cool weekend activities to take part in. Kayaking The Hudson River This one if perfect if you like to be out on the water. Read More 

Bring Your Own Watercraft For The Skinners Falls To Pond Eddy Run On The Delaware River

If you're looking for a fun adventure this spring or summer, then a trip down the Delaware River can't be beat. One of the best stretches of the river is the run from Skinners Falls to Pond Eddy. It's very popular with river tour companies, but is also open to the public. You can bring your own watercraft and launch into the river at Skinners Falls and spend a few hours on the river. Read More 

Looking For A Summer Sport? The Most Essential Single-Track Rental Gear For Newbies

Are you looking for a new sport for your summer vacation? Single-track mountain biking is a fun type of downhill biking that is very popular. Many downhill biking parks and ski resorts have single track trails during the summer. They have runs that vary in steepness, length, and difficulty. Of course, with the added adrenaline and speed of these single-track trails comes a greater fall hazard. The narrow tracks mean there is less room for error, especially when you are going fast. Read More 

The Top 7 Reasons Why Your Daughter Should Learn A Martial Art

Martial arts training isn't about violence and no longer is it considered a boys-only club. Girls have been enrolling in karate and martial arts schools for years and can benefit from the training and discipline as much as boys, if not more. The following seven reasons will convince you and your daughter that martial arts is worth a shot. Self-discipline: One of the central tenets of martial arts is self-discipline. Read More