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How Hiking Is Good for Body and Mind

Hiking outdoors has plenty of perks: nice views, fresh air, and the sounds and smells of nature. It’s good for you, too. Hiking is a powerful cardio workout that can: Lower your risk of heart disease Improve your blood pressure and blood sugar levels Boost bone density, since walking is a weight-bearing exercise Build strength in your glutes, quadriceps, hamstrings, and the muscles in your hips and lower legs Strengthen your core Improve balance Help control your weight Boost your mood. “Research shows that hiking has a positive impact on combating the symptoms of stress and anxiety,” says Gregory A. Miller,...

Wallings Launches with a bang!

The Wallings Nature Reserve Inc is beautiful as it is important to the biodiversity of Antigua and Barbuda On Sunday 28th October, the committee responsible for the restoration and operation of the Reserve launched the new Wallings Nature Reserve to the public. Present were representative from MEPA Trust Gary Gore, representative Ruth Spencer form the GEF Small Grants donor that gave the seed funding to get the project started, along with Parliamentary Representative for All Saint’s East and St....