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Summer activities with your kids

Summer days are best to be active with your family and have fun with your kids. You must not spend a lot of money to enjoy the feeling of summer. We have some ideas for you: Run through a sprinkler together Have a water fight using balloons and spray bottles Go hiking in the woods Have dinner in the park or somewhere else outside Go swimming in a lake Take a family walk Go out for ice cream Visit a theme park Go camping If you decide to be active in summer be spontaneous but also take care and don´t forget the following: Warm up and stretch before sports Drink enough water especially on hot days Have some snacks with you  Take enough brakes to avoid overuse injury Be a supportive parent and hear what your kids want Two ideas for the ultimative summer fun. Recycled Bottle Bowling Use some old plastic bottles, write numbers on them and play bowling with a tennis ball. Orienteering run Hide some sweets or small presents in the garden …

Did you ever think how many steps do we take in our life?

We make an average of 7,500 steps per day. Since one step is 0.8 meters on average, we walk 6 km a day (3.7 miles). So at the end of an 80-year life, how far have we gone? Its 242.857.142 Steps Walking is the most widely practiced sport in the US according to statistics. So why not walk to the moon or around the earth? 550.000.000 steps = earth to moon 57.250.000 steps = around the earth 6.428.571 steps = from western to eastern of the US 55.000 steps = Marathon 7000 steps = 3 miles 2500 steps = go for shopping 150 steps = carry the garbage down 20 steps = from bedroom to the kitchen

Better your sleep with some tips!

You don’t wanna hear the question „How did you sleep last night?“ when you already look groggy and very sleepy? A good nights sleep is essential for our body and our mind. We regenerate better and we perform better. Regenerative sleep will help you to better your mental capacity and you feel better. It will remove your stress and improve your ability to solve complex situations. Your body will benefit from a good nights sleep as well and reduce your risk of healthy issues. There are many ways to improve your sleeping quality. Noise Some of us are very sensitive of loud noise in the night. Try to eliminate all noises around you when you sleep. Fresh air The inside air of your bedroom is helpful for a good sleep. Allow fresh air to flow before you go to bed. Aloe Vera plants help you to freshen the air during the night. Room temperature The temperature in the bedroom is in most cases too high. The ideal temperature ist between 17 and 19 Celsius. Mattress This should …

StepsApp 5tips for 10,000 steps per day

5 tips to get your 10,000 steps per day

Here are some tips for your 10,000 steps per day. Count your steps and reach your fitness goal. This are the best tips to reach it! Remember, 10,000 steps are good to reach, but your goal can also be lower. The most important ist, that you are active, set goals and try to get it. Why 10,000 steps per day? 1. Take the stairs At work, at home anywhere. Track the flights with your fitness tracker. 2. Park far away When you park in the back of the parking lot, then you make additional steps. 3. Take the long way Take the longest route in office or at supermarket to get more steps. 4. Get off the bus one stop earlier Your body will be thankful if you walk sometimes instead of sitting in public transport. 5. Walk and talk with StepsApp  Business call can also be held during walking. Also read “Why should I reach 10,000 steps a day?”   * StepsApp Pedometer App – Step Counter and Walking Tracker * StepsApp turns your phone into a …

Why should you make 10,000 steps a day?

Fact is, that exercising improves your health. In this context you can often hear about the 10,000 steps a day. What is behind this magic number? Exercising is good for the body Regular exercise reduces the risks of many diseases. The heart begins to work more efficiently and the risk of heart attack is lower. The cardiovascular system is working more economically through training and stress hormones get reduced.  Regularity make it happen For a health benefit it is very important to exercise regularly. Ideally a mix of endurance, strength and mobility. A minimum of 30minutes each session and three or four times a week would be fine and helps you to lead a healthy lifestyle. What about the 10,000 steps? The number of steps depends very much on your goals and your activities. If you are fairly active then you can set your daily step goal higher. The average American walks 3,000 to 4,000 steps a day. There are studies which say that taking fewer than 5,000 steps a day on average can increase …