Do you suffer from chronic foot pain? Maybe you had a recent diagnosis of plantar fasciitis that has left you looking for better footwear solutions. There are many things that you can do to take care of your feet, which then helps take care of the rest of your body. Proper support and alignment of [...]
You know that strange but amazing phenomenon where you can climb into a car with an automatic transmission and be able to drive it, even if you have not used one in several years? How about riding a bike? You can thank muscle memory! The best way to describe muscle memory is by using walking [...]
We at KURU are excited to welcome Don Bickerdike, who will be featuring articles each week all about running. This means tips, tricks, health and reviews to help you along your way, no matter your experience level. Please help us welcome Don by reading our incredible Q&A session below!
D. P. Bickerdike’s Q and A Session:
If you are an adult with kids, fall break is the perfect time for a short family vacation--the weather is so much better than it is in the middle of summer, and because it is off season, a vacation can be much more affordable than it would be in the high-traffic, middle of summer. Be [...]
Over 80% of KURU customers would buy from us again, and almost 90% would recommend this footwear to their friends and family. So what makes these shoes so great? We went straight to the source to find out why YOU, the customers, love KURU technology.
The QUANTUM is great for people on the move. The performance [...]
The gym can be a tricky place for sartorial choices. You do not want to spend too much time thinking about what you are going to wear because you are only going to wear it for a short amount of time, and your intent is to make sure that you are sweaty at the end.
It can be difficult to notice you’ve got a foot health problem...until there is pain. When there is pain, it’s a sign that your foot has endured an injury or a problem for too long. When there is pain, it’s hard to ignore.
Your feet are the very foundation of your whole-body health. When something goes [...]
We have all started fitness programs only to see them fail a few months later. Here are 8 tips to keep you motivated and on track to reach all of your health goals.
Starting a fitness program is the easiest thing in the world. Sticking to a fitness program is the hardest thing in the world [...]
Once the weather cools off one of the first fall items to make its way into our wardrobes is the sweater. After hot and sticky summers, fall’s cool weather and cozier fashion are something almost everyone looks forward to. This is the perfect season for light sweaters and layers that you can add or take [...]
Fashion at the gym can sometimes be a little tricky--especially when it comes to hair. No one wants to spend time getting ready and doing their hair when you’re just going to get it sweaty and gross. But at the same time you don’t just want to throw your hair up into a ratty ponytail [...]
Citrus fruits are absolutely packed with benefits and they are so easy to add to your diet, there is no excuse for missing out on these little wonders. You can buy them whole, sliced, juiced, crystalized, sugared, and made into marmalades. So why are they so popular? To begin with, they are sweet, tangy and [...]
Fishing is a classic past-time that is enormously popular. The amount of locations and gear that you have to choose from is enormous. Plenty of people have a lot to say about the “best” methods to catching the biggest fish, but you do not have to swim through all that information or find an expert [...]
Laramie, Wyoming is a small town located on the Laramie River in south Wyoming. In the mid-19th century, a whole set of Wyoming towns were made along the railroad so each of the main towns in southern Wyoming are 100 miles apart (because that was how far a train could go between stops at the [...]
When it comes to hiking shoes it is all about the foundation. You would not want to buy a house with a beat-up or worn out foundation, so why would you put your feet in shoes that are just as worn out or worse?
The Uppers: The upper part of the shoe leaves a lot [...]
Your teeth are a huge part of eating. And when your teeth hurt, it can be somewhat less enjoyable eating any kind of food, no matter how good it may taste. We have some suggestions on how to keep to those teeth healthy, strong and white.
First off, if you have not seen a dentist in [...]
Colorado is well known for its gorgeous views, ski resorts, and hiking trails. But what about mountain biking? The longer distance trails mean that these areas are perfect for riding! And the treks come ready for a wide variety of skill levels. Each trail has a skill suggestion next to the title to make it [...]
The City of Santa Fe was founded in 1607, though it is believed that the roots of the city go much deeper than that and that it was Puebloan village long before it was a formal city. When you think of Santa Fe you may think of little more than turquoise and Native American art [...]
Going out during that golden hour in the evening when the sun is still up but it is starting to cool down outside is a joy for runners. The key is to running then, or anytime really is making sure you are comfortable and keeping safe. These both have a lot to do with how [...]
Walk into almost any gym and you will see two types of people in the weight area--those who are lifting huge amounts of weight and shaking after 5 lifts and those who have small amounts of weight that they seem to lift forever. So which is better for you? Is it true that lifting very [...]
Feeling a little out of it? Having a hard time focusing? You may be missing some vital nutrients from your diet. Many people today may be surprised to hear that a lot of the issues that they take to doctors, can actually be fixed through a few small changes. And at the forefront of those [...]
Fishing is a national pastime for many. Whether it be a father-son bonding activity, Mom taking the kids out to show dad who can really catch the big fish, or siblings going on a trip to reconnect, there are many reasons to take a trip together to go fishing.
In trying to count how many fishing [...]
Nestled against the shores of Bellingham Bay and sitting just 21 miles short of the Canadian border is Bellingham, Washington. Mount Baker stands in the background of this picturesque city by the sea. This town is a great stop for outdoorsy or adventurous types, as most of their activities are in the open air. From [...]
Workouts are meant to help us feel good about our effort and our body. While doing these workouts we need to have the right clothes on to keep our bodies cool, if we are not wearing what will keep our bodies at the right temperature we will feel miserable. This could perhaps even be dangerous [...]
Foot strength. It’s one of the most overlooked aspects of our overall health, and it is not doing us any favors. Your feet are the foundation of your health, and the slightest pain or injury in your feet can cause injury to your knees, hips, back and even your neck.
While strong muscles in your feet [...]
Food is such an amazing thing. Just saying the word ‘chocolate’ can produce an emotion response from some people. But on the other hand, the wrong diet can give anyone a serious case of the blues.
When you have a hard day at work or with the kids do you crave sweet, or fatty foods. In [...]
Idaho is more than just the land of potatoes. It has many gorgeous landscapes and is home to various species of wildlife. Over two hundred years ago, it was also home to the largest tribe on the Columbia River Plateau-the Niimiipu, or the Nez Perce people. Niimiipu means “the people” in their native language. Nez [...]
Imagine yourself at a Renaissance theme park that spans 60 acres, completely immerses you into the past, and welcomes half a million guests annually. That is where you will find yourself when you arrive at the Renaissance Fair of Todd Mission, Texas. They started in 1974 on the location of an old mining site with [...]
Hair accessories can be tricky. It can be hard to wear them without feeling like you are back in elementary school. When I think of hair accessories, I am thrown back to the 90s when bows were in, and girls spent hours and hours crafting them out of grosgrain and a whole lot of glue [...]
The toe flexor muscle is the muscle responsible for controlling your big toe. The big toe, is responsible for managing your balance and helps with your posture. A weak toe flexor muscle can mean pain for your whole body.
Doing stretches and exercises for the toe flexor muscle specifically can help keep your toes flexible and [...]
It is so easy to go get a gym membership these days. Anywhere for cents to dollars a day you can have your choice of places to go workout.
No matter why you choose the gym route instead of working at home we are hoping to give you a few tips on how to get the [...]
I am sure that you have heard about the “Incredible Edible Egg” on many occasions, but I think that many people still forget about them when they think of healthy meals. Especially when eggs are often served covered in cheeses and sitting atop fried foods. It does not have to be that way. Eggs are [...]
The Allagash River is part of Maine’s 92-mile Allagash Wilderness Waterway. It is best known for fishing brook trout. The river stretches up to Northern Maine, beginning at Churchill Dam and flows north through undeveloped forest for 60 miles before entering the St. John River at Allagash Village. The Waterway was established by Maine Legislature [...]
We are taking a step into the future to see what the expect in fashion this fall. That means that you can find some pieces to add to your wardrobe throughout the summer and be ready when Autumn comes. Maybe you can avoid the severe heel pain that you get from heels, and find some [...]
How many breaths would you say you take in a day? Believe it or not, in order to get proper oxygen throughout your body, your average breaths per day should be right around 20,000. While that may seem like a lot, it is what your body needs in order to function properly. This would be [...]
Your feet have shoes to fill and unfortunately, foot pain is not far behind and can often times stop you in your tracks. If you are one who is on your feet for long periods of time, foot exercises may be helpful in soothing those tired aching feet, or even prevent foot pain all together.
Whether you are trying to lose weight or are just wanting to have a healthier lifestyle, diet is key. The only problem is, unhealthy food is usually more accessible and cheaper than the more nutritious food options. Well there is hope on the horizon. There are plenty of healthy options that give you just as [...]
If you hike a lot, you have a bag stuffed with the things you need on a hike. Some of these items are things you have collected over the years and found to be helpful. Today we will go over the items you need to keep safe and prepared. You may not be able to [...]
Idaho Falls is the largest city in Eastern Idaho with approximately 60,000 residents. This city serves as a hub for eastern Idaho and parts of western Wyoming. Because of the outstanding outdoor recreation nearby, Idaho Falls is known to be one of the best places to live! With the best place to live being not [...]
As you age, your body will change the way it looks in things. Even your go-to outfit that has served you well for years may suddenly turn into a stranger. But fear not, there are still plenty of tips and tricks to keep you feeling fashionable and comfortable in your clothes. “There are lots of [...]
Foot problems are very common among many people and can go unnoticed for long periods of time. Some people do not even recognize there is a problem until pain starts to set in, however, others recognize a problem right off the bat. How would you like to prevent your foot problems before they start? Your [...]
The long running debate of what is the best time to exercise has a group of people that are fans of doing that workout just before you go to bed.
If you fall into this camp, or want to try it out, we have four suggestions on what you can do to workout to get you [...]
Do you believe you can add years to your life just by making healthier choices? Guess what? You can! You have probably heard the saying numerous times, “you are what you eat.” This statement is absolutely true! Have you ever noticed the way you feel eating junk food vs. the way you feel eating a [...]
If you’ve never heard of the Adirondacks it’s probably because you are not one of the 84 million people who live between New York and Montreal who live within a day’s drive of the park. The people who live in these areas, especially people who live in major cities, know that the Adirondacks are the [...]
Before you leave, order a pack of “Tottoos”. If you have ever been separated from your child, even for a few moments, you know that it can be a terrifying experience. These easy to use stick-on tattoos give you some peace of mind while out with your kids. They are completely personalized, and the [...]
Ah the joys of summer!! Three months of hot dry weather, and countless hours of outdoor activities to gain life long memories for you and your loved ones! Unfortunately, summer can also come with unwanted memories that you may at times wish you did NOT have to deal with. While spending time outdoors is a [...]
As funny as it may sound, the University of Pittsburgh conducted a study that found some evidence that yawning is your brain letting off heat before bedtime.
This is helps us understand more about how the body works and why it does what it does.
The cool just before bedtime can help your brain and your body [...]
Buerger’s disease affects thousands of people every year in the United States, according the the CDC (Center for Disease Control and Prevention). It can develop in people of any age race and age group. The one link that scientists have found, is that it is very common with smokers and people who use chewing tobacco.
Vegetables are a necessary part of your diet. Not only do they help your body grow and heal, but some have specific benefits like nutrients for cardiovascular health. But many parent find that they struggle to get their kids to eat even one bite of those healthy foods. Here are a few ideas to help [...]
Summer vacations are exciting in themselves, however, if you are looking for a place that is packed full of beauty, adventure, and everything in between, Lake Tahoe is the place to visit this summer. Located in the Sierra Nevadas just on the border of California and Nevada, this massively huge and stunning lake promises many [...]