Need A Cardio Workout? Hit The Sauna!

Given the choice of jogging on a treadmill, swimming laps, or sitting in a sauna, which do you think offers the better cardio workout? As it turns out, there's no wrong answer. You really can "sit and be fit!" Leave it to the Finns to find evidence that relaxing in a sauna, which they do…

Top 10 Things To Do Before School Starts

Believe it or not, there's only a month left until the end of summer break. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools begin a new academic year on Monday, August 28th. So little time, so much to do! Here's a list of things you might need to tackle before the kids go back to school: 10. Find some community service…

Why You Don't See Great White Sharks At Aquariums

It's almost here! Shark Week begins this Sunday (7/23) and you may have already set your DVR to record everything Discovery will be airing. The show I'm most eagerly awaiting is Phelps vs. Shark: The Battle for Ocean Supremacy, in which Olympic swimming champion Michael Phelps takes on a fast and ferocious great white shark.…

Shipping Container Pools Are Making A Splash

It's summer. It's hot. You want a swimming pool in your backyard. But if the thought of digging a hole, pouring concrete, and installing all of the necessary equipment seems just bit too daunting, you might to take a look at shipping container pools. Repurposing a shipping container is not only a much easier way…