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Which Fitness Trends to Leave Behind in 2018 and Which Ones to Embrace

Which Fitness Trends to Leave Behind in 2018 and Which Ones to Embrace

Fitness may be something that stays consistent, but the trends surrounding it tend to change with the times. Gone are the popular days of the hula hoop, vibration belts, and Jane Fonda home workouts. There are new fitness trends that emerge in their places and ones that we should embrace in order to get the most out of striving to reach and maintain our fitness goals. Knowing which ones to leave behind and which ones to embrace can make a big difference in helping people be active in 2018.

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No. Virginia ‘Cook in Mexico’ is Winner of Travel Weekly’s 2017 Magellan Award

No. Virginia ‘Cook in Mexico’ is Winner of Travel Weekly’s 2017 Magellan Award

Cook in Mexico, a Mexican culinary tour was named winner of the 2017 Magellan Gold Award for Best in Mexico for Destinations--Culture and Arts by Travel Weekly, a premiere travel magazine. Haymarket, Va.-based owners George and Linda Meyers host their worldwide guests on cooking tours in authentic Mexican kitchens, and guide guests on personalized Mexican historic tours and dance to Mariachi and climb the ruins of Cañada de la Virgin. You can watch their travel adventures on social media at Cook Eat Play Travel or www.cookeatplaytravel.com. For more information, go to www.cookinmexico.kitchen.

The Magellan Awards is the premier award for the travel industry, which honors the best in travel and is judged by a 14-member panel.  The Travel Weekly Magellan Awards honor the best in travel.   

Move Over Crutches and Knee Scooters, Now There’s Something Hands-Free and Much Better

Move Over Crutches and Knee Scooters, Now There’s Something Hands-Free and Much Better

According to the National Institutes of Health, there are around 6.5 million people in the country who use a cane, walker, or crutches to assist with their mobility. Many of these people are prescribed crutches or knee scooters for lower leg injuries. Yet those devices come with their own set of problems, making them difficult to use. Crutches often lead to muscle atrophy, make it difficult to use the stairs, and if they fall to the floor it can become a gymnastics maneuver to try and pick them up. Millions of people are prescribed crutches or knee scooters for lower leg injuries. Now, those with lower leg injuries have a better option to consider, the iWALK2.0, which gives them hands-free ability to continue walking and having full use of their arms and hands.

BASIS Independent McLean Appoints Veteran Educator and Exeter Administrator as New Head of School

BASIS Independent McLean Appoints Veteran Educator and Exeter Administrator as New Head of School

 

BASIS Independent McLean, a private preschool through 12th grade school that is a part of the nationally-ranked, world-acclaimed BASIS Curriculum network, has announced the appointment of Ron Kim as Head of School. The new head of school will greet prospective families and the school community at an information session on Sat., Jan. 20, 2018. For information on the information session, interested families can visit http://info.basisindependent.com/general-info-session-january-20.

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BASIS Independent McLean Appoints Veteran Educator and Exeter Administrator as New Head of School

BASIS Independent McLean Appoints Veteran Educator and Exeter Administrator as New Head of School

 

BASIS Independent McLean, a private preschool through 12th grade school that is a part of the nationally-ranked, world-acclaimed BASIS Curriculum network, has announced the appointment of Ron Kim as Head of School. The new head of school will greet prospective families and the school community at an information session on Sat., Jan. 20, 2018. For information on the information session, interested families can visit http://info.basisindependent.com/general-info-session-january-20.

A Chain of Kitchens Strictly for Dogs is Cooking Up Healthy Take-Out, Online Ordering

A Chain of Kitchens Strictly for Dogs is Cooking Up Healthy Take-Out, Online Ordering

According to the Pet Food Institute, the commercially prepared pet food industry got its start in England in 1860. It then made its way to America around 1890, and it’s been evolving ever since. What goes into the food, how it’s prepared, and how it’s marketed have all seen changes over the years. Now, the pet food industry is taking another turn as one company is revolutionizing it and giving those with pets a way to treat their dogs more like family. Rather than pull a can or bag of dry kibble off a grocery store shelf, they have opened up the world’s first dog kitchen.

Kick Start Your New Year’s Weight Loss and Fitness Goals with a Personal Trainer

Kick Start Your New Year’s Weight Loss and Fitness Goals with a Personal Trainer

Millions of people will be planning to lose weight and get healthy as the New Year rolls in. In fact, according to The Nielsen Company, staying healthy and losing weight have been the top New Year’s resolutions for the last couple of years in a row. Roughly 67% of adults in the country report planning to exercise more in the New Year. The problem, however, is that the success rates for those resolutions is dismal, as most people will abandon them just days or weeks after making them. One good way to increase the odds of succeeding at meeting the weight loss goals and being healthy is to work with a personal trainer.