No Hike July July starts out with us taking a zero on the first. The second gets the train back on the tracks by having a double figure day at slightly over 12 miles. We make it to Pearisburg, VA. One of the guidebooks we are using lists it at about the 635 mile mark on the trail. Show More Summary
You’re hiking along a trail and you suddenly realize you’ve lost it. Stop where you are and try to remember how you got where you are. Can you remember any landmarks that you passed that you know were on the trail? When was the last time you saw a trail marker or evidence of trail …
And just like that, it was done. I didn’t beat the odds of finishing a thru-hike in one year, but I did finish what I started. Ultimately I proved to myself that I possess the stamina of a sled dog. Or the stubbornness of an ass. OrShow More Summary
Big Agnes Copper Spur 2 Platinum Tent Includes: Tent body, rain fly, DAC pole system, stakes, guy lines, stuff sack Weight: 2.3 pounds Capacity: Two-person Floor Area: 29 square feet Vestibule Area: 9 x 9 feet Peak Height: 40 inches MSRP: $600 Overview The Copper Spur UL2 Platinum is one of the lightest freestanding two-person tents on the market. Show More Summary
Thru-hiking with a partner is both challenging and rewarding. 5 tips I've learned from experience to help keep thing running smoothly. The post 5 Tips for Thru-Hiking with a Partner appeared first on The Trek.
First off, let me say hello again to anyone who has been following along, as well as the folks who are reading my blog for the first time! It’s been a long while since I updated for The Trek, and it’s time to get some raw emotions and...Show More Summary
It's easy to feel overwhelmed by all the different yoga gadgets out there these days. No need to fret, though, because these are the props that will help you improve your yoga practice the most, whether you're a newbie or a seasoned practitioner. Show More Summary
A post shared by ????? ??????????? ???????? (@martamielczarskaa) on Aug 18, 2017 at 7:51am PDT Bikini competitor and fitness expert Marta Mielczarska, NASM, CPT, FNS, consistently shares fitness tips and workouts on her Instagram, and it's clear that whatever she's doing in the gym has really paid off. Show More Summary
First week on my new Training program by the one and only @australianstrengthcoach soon we'll be doing 300+ for reps ???? #PrepFor2018 A post shared by Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson (@thorbjornsson) on Aug 21, 2017 at 9:47am PDT Gregor Clegane,...Show More Summary
It's hard enough to fit a full workout into your busy schedule, so if you're in a hurry, you might forget (or simply skip over) the cooldown after your sweat session is all said and done. After all, you're just trying to save yourself some time. Show More Summary
I have been struggling to write this post. Every time I sit down to put some thoughts together, I end up scrapping the draft and pushing the idea of continuing this blog to the back of my head. And it isn’t because I didn’t absolutely, positively love my first (and second!) backpacking trips – because I did. Show More Summary
A post shared by Demi Bagby ???? (@demibagby) on Aug 17, 2017 at 6:00pm PDT Do you have a friend who's always signing up for races, talking about life-changing sneakers, doing calf raises while you wait for dinner reservations, and says...Show More Summary
Smoothies and salads are my go-to because they're a great way to get in a variety of plant-based foods all at once. And since nutritionists Stephanie Clarke, RD, and Willow Jarosh, RD, of C&J Nutrition recommend getting protein, healthy...Show More Summary
Next time you reach for a banana, don't toss that peel! It's full of nutrients, making it the perfect addition to your healthy smoothie. We do suggest that you wash that peel thoroughly and consider buying organic bananas. Watch andShow More Summary
Kristina went to the doctor and saw 250 pounds on the scale. That, along with a friend's unexpected death, quitting her job, and getting accepted to her dream graduate school program across the country, inspired her to make a big change...Show More Summary
Mega Insta star Kayla Itsines (7.1 million followers and counting!!) is pure inspo.
It’s that time of year again! Congratulations! Thru-hikers from all over are crossing the finish line. Whether you are a NOBO summiting Katahdin, a SOBO on your way to Springer, or wherever you end as a flip-flopper—we want to see your...Show More Summary
Trader Joe's is like my therapist, my happy place. As soon as I walk in, all my troubles melt away as I feast my eyes on all of TJ's amazing food. I can pick up basics like raw almonds and cashews, dried baby bananas (my new obsession),...Show More Summary
Nine days ago was the Minnesota Triathlon (formerly known as the Lake Marion Triathlon). Here's what last week looked like after the race: • SUNDAY (not pictured) was off. Rest. Healing after a hard race. • MONDAY was a bunch of 200s in the pool and some PT legs. Show More Summary
When I was first getting into serious hiking one of my gurus was Chris Townsend. And he’s still one of my gurus today. Understated. Informative. Interesting. ChrisTownsendOutdoors.com He hiked the Pacific Crest Trail in 1982 averaging only 15 miles a … Continue reading ?