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What Ability taking people with a disability on recreational camps as sports stars break stigma

When Sydney woman Nina O’Toole jumps into a pool, rides a jet ski, goes bushwalking or paints mugs to take home, she is having the same experience as thousands of other young people on a recreational camp. The big difference is that the 19-year-old has a severe intellectual disability and autism spectrum disorder. For her …

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Walking vs. hiking: Walking’s ‘sister activity’ may burn more calories

Sign up for CNN’s Fitness, But Better newsletter series. Ease into a healthy routine with this seven-part fitness guide, backed by experts. CNN — Walking is the most popular aerobic physical activity in the United States, with 111 million people hitting the pavement in 2018 as part of their fitness goals. In addition, walking’s sister …

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More Australians are turning to exercise to maintain mental health, but a growing number are ditching it altogether

A record number of Australians may be dropping exercise down their life priority list but many more appear to be seeing its broader benefits, according to the annual, 20,000-person AusPlay survey of the country’s exercise habits. Key points: The latest national sport and exercise survey shows how Australians are emerging from the pandemic However, the …

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How To Save Your Hiking Career After A Joint Replacement

“], “filter”: { “nextExceptions”: “img, blockquote, div”, “nextContainsExceptions”: “img, blockquote”} }”> Hiking is a great, low-impact activity well-suited for those recovering from joint-replacement surgery. But that doesn’t mean you can just jump right in with both feet: Hips and knees are the most common joints that doctors replace, and hiking asks a lot of both, …

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The people making a difference: the man who set up a mental health walking group for ‘blokes’ | Mental health

Scott Oughton-Johnson simply did not talk about his feelings. Not when he separated from the mother of his children a decade ago, and not during their subsequent custody battle. “I was in and out of court for the best part of 10 years,” says the 35-year-old community sports coach from south London. “It was a …

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COROS APEX 2 Pro Review: This Sports Watch Sets Benchmark for Battery Life

Home » Technology » COROS APEX 2 Pro Review: This Sports Watch Sets Benchmark for Battery Life The COROS APEX 2 Pro has an incredibly long GPS battery life. And that’s just the beginning of a benchmark-setting watch for athletes, adventurers, and technophiles. As a slow ultramarathon runner, I’ve been let down by my watches …

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Best Walkie Talkies for Emergency Prep and Hiking With Kids 2022

Scouted selects products independently. If you purchase something from our posts, we may earn a small commission. About a year back, my kids were gifted a set of walkie-talkies that became one of their favorite playthings. Briefly. Although it was great fun for them to play with their new bright plastic, super easy-to-use walkies while …

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What’s the Best Mosquito Repellent? We Tested Sprays, Nets, and Tech to Find Out

Home » Outdoor » What’s the Best Mosquito Repellent? We Tested Sprays, Nets, and Tech to Find Out We trekked for miles along some humid Midwest trails and spent a few weekends in the woods with a variety of mosquito-repellent options — some chemical, some physical. Here’s what we found. Hiking in the woods is …

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