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Top 5 Activities to Combine with Cannabis

September 15th, 2023

Despite the stereotype about cannabis making people lazy, cannabis pairs perfectly with several activities. Physical activity naturally stimulates the ECS by producing its own endogenous cannabinoid, anandamide. Anandamide is known for causing the euphoric sensation after exercise, often referred to as the runner’s high. Consuming cannabis can then compliment physical activity by supplying your ECS with exogenous cannabinoids, like THC and CBD. Here are five of the top activities to combine with cannabis. 1. Hiking Hiking and cannabis have long been a favorite for many. Since cannabis hasn’t... Read More

Eat More Wasabi and Live Longer!

September 9th, 2023

There is a growing body of evidence showing that eating spicy food can not only add life to your years, they add years to your life! Researchers collaborating from the Harvard School of Public Health and Brigham and Women’s Hospital published the results of a study conducted in China that compared adults who ate spicy foods regularly with those who did not. The study, which gathered data from over 487,000 people aged 30-79, found that people who eat spicy foods 6 or 7 times a week, had a 14% lower risk of premature death for all causes than people who ate spicy foods less than once a week. In... Read More

Best Themed Restaurants Around Boulder

August 3rd, 2023

If you’re a true foodie who wants to enjoy all the cuisines you possibly can, any chance you get – then Boulder is a place you’ll never get tired of visiting. Situated right near the Rocky Mountains, this is a place where you can not only get great food but even plan a full holiday around since there are so many things to do and places to visit. The best thing about Boulder is that not only are the food and eateries great, but you get to dine in specific themed restaurants which make it an experience in and of itself.  In this blog, we’re going to give you a little glimpse of all... Read More

What You Can Do To Effectively Get Rid Of Insects In The Summertime

July 22nd, 2023

Insects are always a nuisance. They fly around, making noise and generally being pests. But insects can be especially annoying in the summertime when they are more prevalent outside. It is important to know how to get rid of insects during the summer so that you can enjoy your time outdoors without worrying about insects flying into your space. In this article, we’ll discuss several ways to keep insects away! Use a bug spray You can keep insects away by using bug spray. There are many types of sprays, some use chemicals to kill insects and others use natural ingredients that repel insects.... Read More

VIDEO: A Day on Boulder Creek!

July 20th, 2023

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Essential Things That You Need To Bring On A Camping Trip

July 18th, 2023

Camping is a fun activity that most people enjoy. There are many benefits that you can get when you go camping. If you spend most of your days sitting down in an office, you can change this cycle by going on a camping trip to be more active and get an opportunity to exercise. Exercise will protect you from lifestyle diseases that you are predisposed to when you are physically inactive. Camping also equips you with essential life skills like starting a fire in the wild or even looking for a source of fresh water in the middle of a forest. These survival skills can come in handy when you find yourself... Read More

Having Trouble Relaxing Lately? Here Are Some Helpful Tips

July 11th, 2023

If you’re feeling a bit (or a lot) on edge lately, you’re not alone. Study after study is finding that anxiety and stress are skyrocketing and showing no signs of slowing down anytime soon. When you’re feeling restless or tightly wound, it’s incredibly tempting to push those feelings away or distract yourself and carry on with your endless to-do list and your myriad of obligations. Short-term, this approach might seem effective because you’re staying on top of what you need to do (or at least falling less behind than you would otherwise), but in the long run, this might not be the best... Read More

Is Your Muffin Giving You a Muffin Top?

July 7th, 2023

Some studies examining the effect of wheat, barley and rye products on our health, demonstrate that cutting out these products can help us lose weight from “Wheat Belly”. Cutting out these products has been linked to weight loss from the deep visceral fat that resides within the abdomen, what can be represented on the surface as “love handles” or “muffin top”. Over the last 40 years or so, wheat has been hybridized and mutated to grow to a certain height and yield more product per acre. Along with these modifications, the wheat has, over time, become a potential health problem rather... Read More

Tips For Fishing Kayak Enthusiast On How To Enjoy Their Experience While On A Budget

July 2nd, 2023

Fishing with the best fishing kayak is both fun and rewarding. If you do not own a fishing kayak, it’s okay. All people have to start somewhere, and this is your starting point. There are already many good reasons why hunting with a kayak is better than any other way, but there are also some things you should know. Finding The Best Fishing Kayak For Your Needs There are lots of choices when you talk about fishing kayaks. It’s essential to know your needs and preferences well to make the best choice. More than likely, there will be one or two things that would matter to you more than... Read More

Planning a Trip to Rocky Mountain National Park? Here’s How to Prepare

June 30th, 2023

A significant part of the American West, Rocky Mountain National Park is one of the most popular national parks in the United States. Created in 1915, it covers over 1,300 square miles within two states: Colorado and Wyoming. The park has a vast array of geological features, including rock formations, waterfalls, and high plateaus. The climate ranges from warm summers to cold winters, which makes it an ideal location for year-round recreational activities. In other words, it is a fantastic place to visit and take in nature in all its glory. But what should you consider when preparing for your trip? What... Read More

Boulder’s Famous Sporting Sons

June 29th, 2023

The city of Boulder is famous for a great many things, not least some of our sporting heroes. The city is surrounded by thousands of acres of recreational space, which has seen some high-profile sportspeople learn their trade before going on to bigger and better things. We’ve also got strong college teams, with ESPN reporting that the Colorado Buffaloes recently reached the semifinal of the Pac-12 Conference tournament. Of those players, some might just make it big, joining the famous faces we already count as our own. Some were born here; they walked the streets in their youth and imbued... Read More

5 Extremely Beautiful Flowers You Can See in Boulder and When

June 23rd, 2023

Especially if you’re the outdoorsy type, you have more than a few reasons to pay a visit to Boulder, CO. Often called by its nickname, “the People’s Republic”, the Colorado city is one of the coolest in the nation. This is all thanks to the many opportunities of things to see and do, from parks to museums, art theaters, and much more. Besides being a darling to lovers of biking and hiking, nature enthusiasts find Boulder irresistible. This is not to mention the plethora of wildflower species that can be seen in different parts of Boulder, no wonder some call it the “city within a... Read More

7 Unexpected Foods That Can Improve Your Health

June 14th, 2023

Taking care of our bodies is a top priority for most of us. We exercise regularly, try to eat right, and get enough rest. However, we often overlook one very important aspect of our health – what we put into our bodies. The food we eat can have a huge impact on our health, both good and bad. Some foods are loaded with nutrients that can boost our immunity, help prevent disease and even make us look and feel younger. Other foods are loaded with unhealthy fats, chemicals, and toxins that can wreak havoc on our bodies. Fortunately, there are many healthy and delicious foods that can help improve... Read More

11 Hiking Tips that will Make your Friends Think that You are the Greatest Outdoorsman Since Bear Grylls

June 8th, 2023

Hiking is one of Boulder’s best activities. It’s a great way to get outside, see some sights, and catch up on the latest gossip with some friends. Nature is unpredictable though, and hikers must always be prepared for everything. That’s why I’ve prepared a list of hiking tips. 1. Stay hydrated. Staying hydrated is absolutely key for hiking. Dehydration causes headaches and altitude sickness, which are the last two things you want to encounter on a trail. Another thing that you don’t want is Giardia, which is a very unpleasant infection that will force you to get comfortable... Read More

Great Ways to Make the Most of Life

June 6th, 2023

Life is supposed to be enjoyed, so you must make the most of it! The stress of daily life takes its toll on everyone, and it’s easy to forget that our sole purpose on earth isn’t just to work. There are so many other things out there that we can enjoy and leverage to give us a happier, more fulfilling life. Here are great ways to make the most of life. Travel Do you have cold feet? Then you need to think about what’s stopping you from jumping on a plane and heading for far-flung lands. Traveling will give you the opportunity to learn and experience new cultures, but it also gives you... Read More

6 Reasons A Healthy Smoothie Is The Greatest Type Of Breakfast

May 26th, 2023

Smoothies are a fantastic way to start your day. They’re packed with nutrients, they’re easy to make, and they’re delicious. Smoothies offer a host of health benefits, including weight loss, increased energy, and improved digestion. Let’s explore the six biggest benefits of smoothies for breakfast.  1. Weight Loss A healthy smoothie is a great way to start your day if you’re looking to lose weight. Smoothies are packed with nutrients and fiber, which help to keep you feeling full throughout the day. Fiber is especially important for weight loss, as it helps to regulate... Read More

3 Tips for Traveling With Your Arthritic Dog

May 16th, 2023

Having a senior dog with arthritis requires a lot of care and empathy from your side, because your dog won’t be able to communicate exactly what’s hurting, where it’s hurting, and when it’s hurting.  For this reason, you’ll need to be extremely thoughtful of everything you do involving them, and try your best to not stress or strain them in any way.  If you take some time to study your dog’s behavior, you’ll be able to figure out what he doesn’t mind doing, and what causes him pain. For instance, your dog may not have trouble standing up and walking around, but he may try to... Read More

Tips For Starting a Corn Farm Business

May 9th, 2023

Corn is one of the most versatile crops, with an enormous variety of uses. It can be eaten fresh or processed into corn oil, cornstarch, and other food additives. Corn has also been used for centuries to make ethanol fuel (although this use is controversial). And there’s also another exciting use: as a raw material in biodegradable plastic production. Essentially, corn has several uses apart from food and starting a corn farm can be very profitable for you because of how versatile they are. If you want to start a corn farm business, here are some tips to help get started: Register The Business... Read More

Are You A Coffee Lover? Here’s An Easy Guide On How To Make It Yourself

May 9th, 2023

We love our coffee, and most of us cannot do without a morning cup of coffee. If you love coffee, you probably want to make the best cup of coffee you possibly can. Getting a cup of coffee from your local coffee shop every morning is not only cumbersome, but it is also costly. Making the coffee yourself is the best option.     Making an excellent cup of coffee is easier said than done and requires a lot of diligence. Whether you want to start brewing your coffee as a hobby or explore something new, coffee is a beverage that offers plenty of diversity and potential. The following is an... Read More

3 Ways to Reduce the Stress in Your Life

May 4th, 2023

When you are navigating your way through life, it’s important that you keep things on an even keel. It’s so easy to react to all that is going on around you, though. First, we have to deal with long hours at work and our nearly endless projects and to-do lists. Bosses are far from understanding and our job can often seem thankless and be so stressful at times. When it’s quitting time, instead of being able to take a breath, we have a hectic commute and last-minute errands to run. Then we throw together some food and soon head off to sleep, just so we can do it all over again. Although... Read More