Posts Tagged: water

8 Ways To Get A Swim Workout Without Actually Swimming

Medical experts and fitness instructors have agreed - swimming is indeed one of the best workouts. The activity is a total body workout that encompasses all the exercises you need in order to get fit, from burning calories and toning your muscles to speeding up your metabolism. There's something magical in the water – it allows you to work on your strength, speed, balance, and coordination without forcing your joints. But what if you don't know how to swim, or perhaps, don't ... Read more

The Benefits of Rainwater Harvesting [Infographic]

A look at the California drought and the benefits of rainwater harvesting... The crippling drought affecting California and much of the West Coast for the past several years has been devastating for farmers, wildlife, and the curb appeal of neighborhoods from San Diego to Santa Rosa. However, homeowners and land managers have developed a greater appreciation of the importance of water conservation as a result. Evidence of this silver lining can be found in the February 2nd release from that state's water ... Read more