Can a smartphone help you pack for a backpacking or day hiking? Definitely. It is so much more convenient to be able to record gear weights and plan new gear lists on your phone without being tied to a spreadsheet and a laptop or desktop computer. Here are the best backpacking gear list management apps I’ve […]
She lives in Alaska. I live in Connecticut. Here are some tips on how we make our AT prep work happen cross country....
Well, here we are! Two weeks to go, amazing how time flies! I’ve been doing some good workouts to prepare physically, and I’ve got (almost) all of my gear together, and I think I’m mentally prepared to be flexible and take each day with whatever surprises it holds… so I’m feeling ready to go! I......
With the infinite array of activewear on offer today, you never have to sacrifice fashion for function. In fact, some pieces are so insanely cute, you can wear them well beyond the gym, and it'd be nearly impossible to tell they're made for fitness. Here are some really beautiful pieces you can add to your athletic drawer in your dresser and mix into your everyday looks.
It’s being called the You’ve Got Mail for Generation Yoga. If you’re looking for some adventurous and cheeky yoga-infused Chick Lit, look no further than Lucy Edge. Her newest offering, Down Dog Billionaire, is a comedic jaunt down the...Show More Summary
Growing up, I always looked forward to Valentine's Day because every year my grandpa would send us a heart-shaped See's box of chocolates. Half the fun was trying them all and, as kids do, putting the ones I didn't like back into the box. Show More Summary
Susie Chan set a 12-hour treadmill world record.
Calum Neff just broke a Guinness World Record, but it was the fashion in which he did it that's grabbing the world's attention. At the Katy Half Marathon in Katy, TX, Neff pushed his daughter, Holland, in her stroller (which totaled roughly 40 pounds) for 13.1 miles. Show More Summary
When you go to take an actual photo of yourself #boxing after going to @titleboxingclub.nyc for six months and the owner/kick ass instructor #photobombs you. #Saturday #classpass #backatit @michaeltosto7 A photo posted by latigar (@latigar)...Show More Summary
The following post was originally featured on Delish Knowledge and written by Alex Caspero, who is part of POPSUGAR Select Fitness. Ironically, ever since moving to the Midwest, I've been cooking Asian-inspired food almost non-stop.Show More Summary
Local photographer Wayne Kryduba (who shoots many photos for the MDRA) posted some photos from the Securian Run. Here are a few photos of his images I want to share: Start of the half with the "mascot" leading us out. I'd be somewhere...Show More Summary
The Enemy Let’s talk about cold. Cold like you’ve never experienced for a length of time you didn’t think you’d survive. Cold with permutations you’d never contemplated. Cold that shrank your world to one idea: itself. Cold that seeped into not just every part of your body but every corner of your mind until nothing......
Fast-fashion clothing stores know the modern-day woman is passionate about health and fitness, so brands like Forever 21 have begun creating garments that are both stylish and suitable for a good sweat session. Now H&M is jumping on the bandwagon with its recently launched activewear line. Show More Summary
“Getting to the top is optional. Getting down is mandatory.” – mountaineer & author Ed Viesturs There’s no denying the magic of a fresh coat of snow frosting the mountains, and it’s only natural that hikers want to trade trail runners for waterproof boots to explore these gorgeous alpine winter wonderlands. With the right tools,…
This literally is a post just to talk about the single best food combinations I’ve had to date on the trail. I will update it more as I find more “recipes” but for now, I’ll start with a breakfast fave: Vanilla Breakfast Oatmeal Packet of Brown Sugar & Cinnamon oatmeal Packet of Carnation Vanilla Breakfast...
Photographer Robert Sturman honors and celebrates American veterans of war by featuring several active duty and retired service members practicing yoga. The post 18 Inspiring Poses: How Yoga Helps Treat Veterans with PTSD appeared first on Yoga Journal.
When you first got your period you probably experienced a combination of excitement - "I'm a woman!" - and dread - "Ugh, is this going to suck every month?" And if you are lucky, your cycle has been a regular and predictable ever since...Show More Summary
You go to the gym. You do your cardio and hit some machines. You even do some free weights. By all accounts you're doing all the right things. Sure, you might never have zombie-slaying abs like The Walking Dead's Lauren Cohan, but you're...Show More Summary
Hi, I’m sick but not dead. I’ll post again when I feel better. I hope that will be soon.
Dear Future Thru-Hiker, At this point, you’re looking at minor details like “where do I stop for my first resupply?” or “will I really have to hitchhike??”. You’ve either told your employer that you’re going for a walk and will be out of cell-phone range for 6 months…. or you’re about to tell them. You’re probably......