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600 Miles: Short States. Zeroes. Wildlife.

The slabs of smooth granite and open summit vistas along the New Jersey and New York border and the emerald grasslands of Harriman State Park. Summer is here and the living is easy. Sort of....

Week One: A Very Picturesque Brick Wall

I didn’t sleep much the night before, mind racing through lists and lists of things “to do”. I think I even had a stress dream about leaving for Pawling with nothing but a roll of toilet paper and my trekking poles. But the sun came up, my alarm went off and the day of departure...

5 Must Have Hiking Gadgets for Your Next Backpacking Trip – 2016 Edition

Record temperatures are hitting most of the country and many of are choosing to play it safe and stay off the trails until it cools down a little bit. This has given me time to do a little research and look over some of my favorite gear gadgets I have been using on my hikes and camping trips lately. Show More Summary

Woah, We’re (Almost) Half-Way There

Hey hikerfriends! It’s been a hot minute since I updated. Sorry. It doesn’t mean I’m not thinking of you. When last we spoke, I was recovering from my Marathon Day in Damascus, VA, at mile 470. That was a rough aftermath- raw skin, blisters, a maybe-sprained ankle. We ended up taking not one but TWO......

A Day in the Life

Through all the excitement, there's less exciting aspects of a thru-hike (for me anyway) that I experience on a daily basis. As of right now, it goes something like this:...

This Vegan Carrot Cake Doughnut Is a Serious Game Changer

The following post was originally featured on Purely Twins and written by Lori Morris and Michelle Corso, who are part of POPSUGAR Select Fitness. It's time to enjoy carrot cake for breakfast! Healthy baked real food carrot cake donuts made from plantains and tigernut flour topped with a coconut butter frosting. Show More Summary

2 more miles to end the week

Today was forecast to be a hot day, but the weather turned out to not be quite so hot. The temp was in the mid 70s (F) when I left home about 10 am. There was a small breeze blowing during my run, and that helped my body dissipate some heat. I saw quite a few runners, walkers, and cyclists on the path.

This Gymnast's Incredible Floor Routine Will Make Your Jaw Drop

Gymnast Simone Biles wowed the crowd with her floor routine at the P&G Women's Gymnastics Championships in St. Louis, MO, on Friday. A clip of Simone's incredible routine quickly went viral on Facebook, adding to her long list of impressive performances. Show More Summary

The MAINE highlights of the first 200 Miles

I’m sitting in a library in the booming metropolis of Rangely, ME. My clothes emanate a distinctly smokey scent, my feet are throbbing and I’m nursing what I believe to be a cocktail of hangover and exhaustion.  It’s been 22 days and 220.4 miles since I’ve started this SOBO adventure and things are finally starting......

GEAR REVIEW: SIERRA DESIGNS NIGHTWATCH 2 FL

The length of this tent makes for the perfect Long Person Haven. The spine of the tent is tall, allowing my 6'3 partner to sit comfortably inside. Goliath was impressed with the tent's ability to house him comfortably, with an inch or two to spare at either end of him. ...

Fitness queen Cassey Ho opens up about her eating disorder

14 hours agoHealth / Fitness : Yahoo: Fitness

Cassey Ho, the creator of uber-successful fitness channel Blogilates, is known for helping millions of people achieve a more healthy and active…

How to Reduce Risk of Peanut Allergies in Children by 80%

15 hours agoHealth / Fitness : GymLion

Peanut allergies are very difficult for those who suffer from them. Not only can the symptoms themselves be painful, but having to go to great lengths to avoid peanuts is hard. Wouldn’t it be great if there was a simple way to greatly...Show More Summary

Video: Conquering the ‘Stigmas’ of Yoga

16 hours agoFitness / Yoga : Yoga Journal

Brandon, who practices at Lyons Den Power Yoga in New York City, reveals how practicing at home in a safe space helped him build confidence and conquer his insecurities. The post Video: Conquering the ‘Stigmas’ of Yoga appeared first on Yoga Journal.

Video: How College Football Player Went From Athlete to Yogi

17 hours agoFitness / Yoga : Yoga Journal

Brandon, who practices at Lyons Den Power Yoga in New York City, talks about transitioning from playing college football to practicing yoga. The post Video: How College Football Player Went From Athlete to Yogi appeared first on Yoga Journal.

Knee-ding Support

I’m benched. I’m at home. I’m currently wearing soft cotton clothes, in my air-conditioned home, sipping real coffee out of a ceramic mug and feeling terribly sorry for myself. Sarah Mclachlin is playing in the background, forcing me into appalling posture, and there’s a big fat wrap around my left knee. About a month ago,......

Coby Kozlowski’s 3 Tips for Living Yoga in Your Everyday Life

17 hours agoFitness / Yoga : Yoga Journal

Life coach and yoga educator Coby Kozlowski offers 3 tips for how to live yoga in your everyday life, from seeing strangers as children to seeing yourself as your mother saw you the day you were born to meditating on something you really love. The post Coby Kozlowski’s 3 Tips for Living Yoga in Your Everyday Life appeared first on Yoga Journal.

Video: How 18-Year-Old Lucy Found Yoga (and Now She Wants to Be Your Teacher)

17 hours agoFitness / Yoga : Yoga Journal

Lucy, 18, reveals why she's doing her 200-hour teacher training at Octopus Garden Holistic Yoga Centre in Toronto. The post Video: How 18-Year-Old Lucy Found Yoga (and Now She Wants to Be Your Teacher) appeared first on Yoga Journal...

Video: Handstand Prep Using the Wall at Octopus Garden

18 hours agoFitness / Yoga : Yoga Journal

Lisa Messina of Octopus Garden Holistic Yoga Centre in Toronto shows Live Be Yoga Tour ambassador Taylor O'Sullivan a really safe prep for Handstand that conditions the body and uses the wall (so you don't have to worry about falling into the middle of the room). The post Video: Handstand Prep Using the Wall at Octopus Garden appeared first on Yoga Journal.

Video: Using ‘Blanket Asana’ to Get Up Into Handstand

18 hours agoFitness / Yoga : Yoga Journal

Lisa Messina of Octopus Garden Holistic Yoga Centre in Toronto shows Live Be Yoga Tour ambassador Tarah Stuht how to practice getting up into Handstand using a trick called "blanket asana." The post Video: Using ‘Blanket Asana’ to Get Up Into Handstand appeared first on Yoga Journal.

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