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Exercises to Improve Your Hike

  While we all think of hiking as being exercise, doing a few different exercises before the hike to prepare your body will make hiking a more enjoyable way to get fit. It’s preconditioning your body to prepare it for the bigger activity you’re looking forward to. You’ll find the hike easier and will be […]

Firefighters Recycling to Other Countries

  Everyone has garbage. Even firefighters end up with equipment that has outlasted what is seen as its useful life in North America. But that same equipment can get another life – often longer than the first – when it goes to countries without the budget for proper (or any) firefighting equipment like Nicaragua. Through […]

Less Noise Makes for a Better Hunting Experience

Anyone who hunts has told the story about the animal in their sights that bolted from the slightest movement or the whisper of a sleeve rubbing against their jacket. It’s frustrating, but there are ways to reduce the amount of noise and make for a more positive hunt. 1. Start early. Really early. Get to […]

Reducing Leg Fatigue

A lot of our customers stand ALL. DAY. LONG. While their laces are sure to stand up to the pressure, it can be hard on legs, knees, spines, feet and pretty much the entire body. We looked into the best ways to reduce that leg and skeletal system fatigue to make sure you have the […]

The Importance of Fire Safety

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At this time of year, it’s only natural to want to hit the trails for some camping and hiking. The outdoors provide a great escape from urban life, give opportunities for exercise and allow time and space to share and reflect with those we care about in a relaxed setting. Let’s keep it relaxed and […]

A Salute to the Quad Riders Association of BC

In a random web search to find some fun, I came upon the Quad Riders Association of BC website. Wow, what a great organization! They feature a wide range of events of their own and of ATV clubs throughout the province that are affordable, family-friendly and fun. There are four events featured in June and […]

In Case of Zombies

In taking a bit of a break today, I turned to my good friend Google for some amusement and found an interesting fact that zombie apocalypse watchers have been discussing for quite some time. In order to slow zombies down and prevent further attacks, when someone dies, you tie their shoelaces together before they turn […]

History of Firefighters and Strong Laces

Firefighting has a rather colourful history dating back to the ancient days of Rome with the first known force coming about as a brigade in 115 BC. There was another emperor-formed brigade in 24 BC, a group of firefighters known as the Vigiles in 6 AD and in 1500 AD a fire department of 7000 […]

Why the Easter Bunny Needs Ironlaces

  We decided to do a bit of math with it being the Easter weekend and all. No, those things may not naturally go together, but shoelaces and the Easter Bunny do – at least in our minds. Taking a few stats from Santa, we wondered, would the Easter Bunny need Ironlaces for his running […]

For You Trivia Buffs

Just for fun, here’s a little bit of shoe trivia for you! – The boots Neil Armstrong wore on the moon are still floating around space. – Sneakers were first made in America in 1916 and were originally called keds. – It took until the nineteenth century for “right” and “left” shoes to be created. […]