Monitoring your heart rate ensures that your exercise reaches your target heart rate without exceeding it. The purpose of heart rate monitors is to make sure the change in your heart rate is sufficient for you to stay healthy. A heart rate monitor watch is ideal because it is easy to remember as part of a schedule and has multiple purposes. These watches can accurately take your pulse as you go, something that is less reliable on a smartphone or other mobile device.
Use simple fixes to take your home from ho-hum and dreary to light, bright and fantastic. Start the new year with sparkle by coaxing elusive sunlight inside, and directing it around your space. Begin with airy treatments that highlight — rather than hide — your windows, and finish with the addition of new and trendy lighting fixtures to lighten up all the dark corners lurking inside your home.
Occom Pond in Hanover, New Hampshire, has been hosting the winter escapades of Dartmouth students and Upper Valley residents for more than two centuries. On its banks is the Dartmouth Outing Club, a traditional Dartmouth organization that works to connect students with their beautiful New Hampshire surroundings. This winter, you can take advantage of the wonderful activities offered on and around Occom Pond. Here are six for your family to enjoy.
While holiday greeting cards should have been mailed long ago, it’s never too late (or too cold) to capture the beauty of a New England winter in a photo. Take a few shots during a peaceful flurry of snow, on a bright and cold winter morning, or after an ice storm when the trees are covered with crystals that sparkle like diamonds. You can’t go wrong with a winter setting. Make sure to dress warmly—hats, scarves, and mittens are cute in winter photos! Set out for any of the following locations for a beautiful backdrop, guaranteed.
Winter is getting into full swing, and that means lots of fresh snow! One of the best ways to enjoy the great outdoors this season is to strap on a pair of cross-country skis or snowshoes and hit the trails. Both of these activities are great forms of winter exercise, as well as enjoyable ways to get outside and spend time with friends or family. And with no prior experience needed to snowshoe, anyone can get bundled up and head out into the snow for a beautiful day of exploring nature. The only question that remains is where are the best places to snowshoe and cross-country ski in and around the Upper Valley. Read on to find out.
The holiday season is here—the perfect time of year to be thankful for all that we have and pass our good fortune along to others. Lending a helping hand can start in your own home; from donating much-needed clothing to filling a local food pantry, every effort will benefit an individual or family in your community. Here are five simple ways to spread joy this month.
As I walked through the woods past my house I came upon eight wheels, a roof and a movement: The Tiny House Movement. What sat in those woods was something that I had never seen; yet it seemed so brilliant, so imaginative, I immediately wanted one for myself. Read on to find out more about the Tiny House Movement.
Even though its later in the apple picking season you can still go and enjoy the cornucopia filling! The harvest is in full swing, so don’t miss out on the bounty of the season. Riverview Farm, just over the hill in Plainfield, New Hampshire, offers the perfect combination of family fun and seasonal produce.