Celebrate one of the most important men in your life – your Dad! After all, he’s done so much for you all these years, from your childhood to your adult years. With all of the stress and uncertainty in the world right now he deserves to feel appreciated and pampered. Here are 10 gift ideas for the coolest dad!
The summer solstice happens every year and typically marks the beginning of the summer season. It’s the longest day of the year with a stretch of sunlight that last for 17 hours. It’s the time of welcoming summer the season of light and happiness and celebration of achievement and bounty. This year its predicted to occur between June 20th and 22nd.
Get ready to stock up on your summer vacation reads! Even though, sadly, it’s pouring rain in Boise as I write this, I know the sun will shine soon and I’ll be ready to stretch out on a lounge chair in my backyard and kill whole weekends buried in books and a sunhat.
Long gone are the days when I used to oil up and lounge in the sun with tin foil. My sister and I used to sit on our porch in the North Carolina summers working on that ‘perfect tan’. I still remember my mom coming out and comparing us with turkeys roasting in the oven.
Are you looking for a way to break your personal records? High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) workouts will do the trick. Combining short bursts of speed with slow recovery periods will help to improve your performance. Overtime, HIIT can help to improve your speed, strength, and endurance. In the running world you see interval training at it’s finest- Coach to 5k for example. The typical run/walk training, on a schedule that has you increasing your time running versus walking over time. By the end of the training, you are running a 5k. This can be applied to any distance or type of race, running, biking, hiking, or swimming.