17 Ways Traveling Will Make You Healthier

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13. It’s Good for the Family

Thinking of leaving your toddler at home? Think again! Yeah you’ll be that parent every childfree flyer despises, but you’ll be doing your kid(s) a big favor. Since most of the brain’s growth and development occurs in the first 5 years of a child’s life, it’s important to expose them to all kinds of things, including culture and society. New experiences are essential for children, especially babies, to develop mentally. And that’s exactly what your kid is going to get when you take them to foreign lands.

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14. Active Travel Helps You Shed the Pounds

Watching your weight? Traveling places that require a lot of physical activity such as hiking or swimming is a good way to stay fit. Swimming is a great way to stay in shape and keep your body strong and healthy. Plenty of vacation spots have all kinds of hands-on activities that are fun and good for you too; you’ll be staying fit or working off the flab without even realizing it!

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15. Vacation Keeps Seniors Active

You’ve heard the expression use it or lose it, and there’s a grain of truth to it. For seniors who want to keep their bodies going, staying active is essential as the years pile on. And there’s no better way for the elderly to get moving than hitting the road. Pack your meds, grab your cane and catch a flight to Florida, Granny! We’ve got sights to see and shopping to do!

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Styles of Wrestling from Around the World

Most of us are familiar with World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE). This brand rose in popularity within the 1980s, thanks to the likes of Hulk Hogan and “Macho Man” Randy Savage, who placed wrestling on the pop culture map. As time wore on, the WWE has built a mass marketing and entertainment empire through their larger-than-life personalities, including the likes of Stone Cold Steve Austin, The Rock, and Triple H. Still, why some out there can state the WWE does profile some wrestling, it is a far cry from the true techniques that are involved in the sport itself.

Why You Should Travel While You’re Still Young

If you’re worried about embarking on a travel adventure and wondering whether it’ll negatively affect your life, the simple answer is “no, it won’t.” In fact, when you stop to take a closer look at it, the benefits considerably outweigh the risks. While in the past it may have looked like a frivolous undertaking, nowadays it’s considered a character-defining experience. If you have the chance to travel now, take it without thinking as your future-self will be forever grateful for the lessons, friends, and memories you will make.

Most Intense Long-Distance Marathons (Not for the Faint of Heart)

For those among us who love a challenge, these long-distance marathons and outdoor challenges are activities that can only be attempted after years of training, with the right gear, and only by those who are mentally ready to undergo such a feat. Here are some of the most intense and challenging marathons in the world.