3 Ways to Incorporate Slow Twitch Muscle Exercises Into Your Workout 

Slow twitch muscle exercises are crucial for endurance athletes, and many studies show that endurance athletes actually have more slow-twitch vs fast-twitch fibers. Why? Endurance athletes train with: Low resistance High reps It’s no secret that if you want to run a...

7+ Fast Twitch Muscle Exercises to Improve Your Workout

Fast twitch muscle exercises incorporate your type II muscle fibers, which are responsible for quick bursts of strength. Powerlifters engage more of these fibers because of the way they lift: extremely heavy with explosive movements. If you want to improve your PR or...

7 Seed Storage Box & Seed Organization Ideas

You’ve saved and dried your seeds from this year’s garden. Now what? If you’ve read our guide on storing seeds, you know that seeds are best stored in a place that’s: CoolDarkDry You may have an excellent location for storage, but what about your seed storage box?...

Health and wellness

What Is Sound Meditation?

What Is Sound Meditation?

Sound is powerful, and it has been used in spiritual ceremonies for 40,000 years or longer. Australian tribes were known to use singing bowls because they believed in using instruments for meditation. And today, we’re going to cover a lot of questions on this topic,...

7 Recommendations: What to Do After Meditation?

7 Recommendations: What to Do After Meditation?

Do you know what to do after meditation? Most people just get up and continue with their daily life, but meditation experts often have their own routine after their session. There are no right or wrong feelings after meditation. But a few things that have helped me...

How to Feel Well Rested in 9 Quick Steps

How to Feel Well Rested in 9 Quick Steps

Do you wake up every day, put on the coffee pot, get ready and then wonder if you even sleep at night? If so, you’re not alone. Life is a struggle, and no one really teaches you how to feel well rested or stresses the importance of getting enough sleep per night....

Fitness

5 Benefits of Protein Shakes After Workouts 

5 Benefits of Protein Shakes After Workouts 

Protein shakes are such an integral part of the fitness world that nearly every trainer will recommend them. Unfortunately, many people think “shakes will make me bulky,” but that’s not really true, depending on your goals. The benefits of protein shakes after...

Homesteading

7 Seed Storage Box & Seed Organization Ideas

7 Seed Storage Box & Seed Organization Ideas

You’ve saved and dried your seeds from this year’s garden. Now what? If you’ve read our guide on storing seeds, you know that seeds are best stored in a place that’s: CoolDarkDry You may have an excellent location for storage, but what about your seed storage box?...

How To Dry Squash Seeds for Planting

How To Dry Squash Seeds for Planting

If you have a backyard garden, there’s a good chance that you have at least one type of squash growing either in the summer or fall. In fact, there are more than 100 types of squash. Along with butternut, acorn, zucchini and the beloved pumpkin, you have Hubbard,...

How To Dry Sunflower Seeds for Planting

How To Dry Sunflower Seeds for Planting

Sunflowers add cheer and beauty to your garden, and even when they reach the end of their lifespan, they still give back by producing tons of edible seeds. A single sunflower can produce a bounty of seeds – 1,000-2,000. You can roast these seeds for snacking or plant...

How To Dry Pumpkin Seeds for Planting

How To Dry Pumpkin Seeds for Planting

Imagine having your own pumpkin patch in your backyard – an endless supply of pumpkins for carving and eating every year. Learning how to dry pumpkin seeds for planting and planting your seeds at the right time can make this dream a reality. Drying pumpkin seeds is...

What’s the Best Way To Store Seeds?

What’s the Best Way To Store Seeds?

Whether you’re saving your own seeds or buying them from a trusted supplier, it’s important to ensure that you’re storing them properly. Proper storage will help preserve seed quality and viability. But what is the best way to store seeds? How long do seeds last?...

How To Dry Seeds for Planting

How To Dry Seeds for Planting

You’ve harvested seeds from your best plants. Now what? Drying seeds is one of the last steps in your seed-saving adventure, but it’s arguably the most important. If your seeds aren’t fully dried out, you’ll wind up with a moldy mess. To save you from this...

Recipes

8 Easy Vegetarian Protein Snacks

8 Easy Vegetarian Protein Snacks

Looking for vegetarian protein snacks? Put those boring protein bars down and give these snacks a try. If you’re a vegetarian trying to boost your protein intake, you know how difficult it can be to keep things interesting. These high-protein snacks will give you the...