When Was Plumbing Invented?

Plumbing Invented The plumbing that brings water into your home and wastes out may seem simple, but it’s actually an amazing invention. This vital system has helped keep our homes clean and healthy for millennia. It’s not just about washing your hands or taking a shower, though. Plumbing also helps eliminate germs and contaminants and makes our lives easier in […]

Football Boots (Soccer Shoes) History

Football Boots – Earliest Recorded – King Henry VIII in 1526 King Henry VIII’s football boots were included in the Great Wardrobe of 1526, a shopping list of the day. They were made by his personal shoemaker, Cornelius Johnson, in 1525, at a cost of 4 shillings, the equivalent of £100 in modern currency. Little is known about them, as […]

The difference between a trait and a habit

A “Habit” is a habitual way of behaving. It is the starting point of all behaviors. All features and design are habits. Habits are usually born from a need (we have to achieve a goal), or from a desire (we want to achieve a goal). Most of the time, negative traits arise as a result of need, not desire. Sometimes, […]

Determination of exercise intensity

If you’re new to exercise and looking to start a new training program, you may be wondering what intensity level is appropriate for your goals and fitness level. Many people are unsure what intensity levels are defined and avoid exercises labeled as vigorous intensity due to fear of injury or lack of ability. As a personal trainer and exercise physiologist, […]

Working through your conditional green card

There are many popular misconceptions about the United States Permanent Resident Card, more commonly known as the Green Card, circulating these days. Many people don’t realize that a lot has changed when it comes to obtaining permanent residency in the United States. Under legislation passed in the late 1980s and late 1990s, the most common path to qualify for US […]