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How to Lie in a Hammock

Hammocks have a well-earned reputation as one of the most comfortable pieces of furniture in existence. Maybe you’ve bought one, read the instructions on how to hang it, found the perfect site, and set it up – but now what? How are you actually supposed to use it? Not to worry – we’ve got you covered. Follow these steps, and you’ll be swinging in serenity before you know it. (more…)

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Using Hammocks for Childbirth

Recent years have seen a revival in natural birthing methods. Soon-to-be parents are increasingly opting for home births, guidance from midwives and doulas, and more unique options such as water births or hypnosis. One method that is beginning to grow in popularity is the use of hammocks as a prop during delivery. Long used by Mayan communities in southern Mexico, the hammock is a practical tool to assist any natural birth. (more…)

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Yoga Poses with Hammocks

The yoga practice known as aerial yoga or suspension yoga achieved fame when well-known celebrities started embracing the practice. (more…)

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Zipline Hammocking

Extreme hammocking can be done in a number of places—on the edge of a cliff, from the highest branches of a tree, or even on a zip line, as Adam Berk prefers. In these two videos, Berk shows us how to both set up and take down a hammock on a zip line canopy tour in Boone, N.C.

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How to Pick a Strong Enough Branch for Your Hammock

Not much beats enjoying nature from a hammock. Finding two trees and hanging out while enjoying a forest around you or looking up at the stars is an ideal way to spend time. Part of the process of enjoying your hammock is finding a place to hang it. With suspension straps, you can easily hang your hammock outdoors. One way to ensure a safe and comfortable hang is to make sure you choose a strong enough branch. (more…)

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Hanging a hammock without a tree

You’re out walking somewhere, when suddenly you come across a set of trees that seems absolutely perfect for hanging a hammock. (more…)

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Things Kids Can Do in a Hammock

Anytime a hammock is nearby, children seem to be immediately drawn to them. Hammocks are a fun escape and offer something new to children’s play time. With different options like a kid’s hammock, the hammock chair, and  the hanging nest all made specifically for children, adding a hammock to your indoor or outdoor space for your kids to enjoy is easier than ever. Hammocks not only give children a unique space to play, but also to enjoy activities to help them grow as well. Here are a few things that kids can do in a hammock. (more…)

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The Perfect Hammock Picnic Date

Hammocks offer the ambiance of ease and relaxation. With the pressure involved with planning dates, a hammock can provide a great atmosphere for a stress-free time together.  (more…)

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Hammocks in Landscaping

Landscaping a yard can be a big undertaking with a fair amount of planning ahead of time. It’s also an opportunity for creating a dream space you’ll want to come back to again and again. Whether you’re in the process of designing your own small slice of nirvana or the job has already been completed, you can use a hammock as a way to create a wonderful focal point for accenting your yard and get years of enjoyment out of both. All it takes is a beautiful hammock and a little bit of thought. Here are a few things to think about when looking for ways to incorporate a hammock into your yard’s overall design. (more…)

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How To Hang With Your Pet

Looking to spend a little relaxation time with your four-legged buddy? It’s certainly doable, but there are some important considerations when teaching a dog to use a hammock. If you happen to have a Chihuahua or a Tea Cup Poodle, no problem. Just scoop up your pooch and ease into the hammock of your choosing. But if your pup is more like a Labrador or a Rottweiler, you’ll want to put in a little training time. Here are a few things to keep in mind if you want to hang out with man’s best friend: (more…)

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