4 Reasons to Take Fitness Outside

Now that it’s finally warm enough to be outside (even up North), you should definitely take your workout outside with you. Fitness in a natural, outdoor environment is one of the foundational backbones of the “Indigenizing fitness” movement. Heading from the gym to the ground will benefit you in more ways than meet the eye. Here’s why: … Read more

What Do This Year’s High Pollen Counts Mean? This Allergy Season Is for Real

Now begins the season of sniffles, itchy eyes, and scratchy throats: Pollen counts all over the country are high. But what does “high” mean, exactly? Before we know that pollen is high we’ve got to count it. The way we sample pollen is ingenious in its simplicity: A device called a Rotorod, a plastic strut that … Read more

Just Looking at Photos of Nature Could Be Enough to Lower Your Work Stress Levels

There’s no shortage of research highlighting the benefits of spending time in the great outdoors. All manner of studies highlight things like how access to the outdoors is better for our vision and improves our mental health. While the reasons for this are thought to be many and varied, the effect is quantifiable – said … Read more