Month: July 2022

Community Calendar | Wyndham

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Rangers, walking groups, urge the public to stop making rock towers on hiking trails

Stacking rocks on a picturesque hiking trail may seem like a harmless act, but rangers and walking enthusiasts say the practice is doing more damage than we think, and they want to put an end to it. Key points: Rangers and walking groups say rock towers are becoming more frequent along hiking trails They say …

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Wentworth Falls trek where father and son were killed by landslide PASSED National Parks inspection

A notoriously steep and treacherous bushwalking track where a British father and his son were crushed to death in a landslide passed a safety inspection just days earlier. The freak incident at Wentworth Falls, west of Sydney, on Monday afternoon came after a week of torrential rain in the Blue Mountains. A traumatized 15-year-old girl …

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Allan eyes 2022 National Youth Championships title with NNSWF

Josie Allan is hopeful her Northern NSW Football under-16s team can go all the way at the 2022 National Youth Championships later this year. The Girls National Youth Championships will be held at Coffs Harbor from 19 to 23 September, with the Boys NYC to follow from 26 to 30 September. NNSWF will enter under-14s …

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How sport can help young people become better citizens

Research has found children who play sports are more likely to accept others and feel empathy for them. Credit: Shutterstock Most Australians have followed health advice to wear face masks and have COVID-19 vaccinations. Actions like these that benefit others are known in psychology as prosocial behaviors. In a COVID context, prosocial behaviors reduce the …

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19 Best Hiking Boots & Shoes For Men in 2022: Salomon, Merrell, Danner, and More

If you’re itching to get out into the Great Outdoors™, the best hiking shoes for men will be your best trail companions. Whether your idea of ​​getting some fresh air means a brisk stroll through the park or traversing up the side of a mountain, you’ve got to dress the part—and that means wearing shoes …

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Lululemon Is Aiming to Reinvent Hiking Apparel

Lululemon is giving “day tripping” a new meaning with its brand-new hiking collection, a first foray into the category from the brand that defined athleisure and active apparel. It’s no secret that hiking has exploded in popularity during the pandemic, but the numbers are still eyebrow-raising; according to a study conducted with the help of …

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The Worst Things Everyone Gets Wrong About Walking, Says Olympic Walker – Eat This Not That

All too often walkers get short shrift in the exercise world. Though taking brisk walks every day is well known to be an amazing way to burn tons of calories, increase your cardiovascular fitness, negate the ugly effects of sitting, and ultimately extend your life by upwards of 20 years, exercisers are far too quick …

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