Sitting all day is terrible for you. So terrible, studies have found, that regular exercise isn't...
Mount Morgan (2220?) and Mount Percival (2212?) overlook Squam Lake in southern New Hampshire on the southern border of the White Mountain National Forest. These two small mountains make a popular loop hike, great for kids, with good scrambles and expansive views. Save this one for a sunny day and you won’t be disappointed. There are […]
I ran this morning and did 2 miles, using the 80:60 ratio. I didn't carry water even though it was hot. I stopped to rest briefly for a minute or so, mostly to recover from the heat. The shade temperature was in the 80s, probably in the 90s in the sun. Because I was out in the morning, there was some shade on the path. I saw quite a few people on the path, mostly cyclists.
I'm probably not the only one surprised that the summer solstice has already come and gone. It's been a quiet start to the season for me, with no big adventures or races planned anytime soon, the whole gimpy hand thing, and a disconcerting decline in my running fitness — possibly due to allergies, asthma, or just falling out of shape... Show More Summary
Paleo blogger and cookbook author Cassy Joy Garcia takes the Fourth of July very seriously - she's a Texan, after all! Related Stories: Healthy Taco Tuesday Inspiration From a Paleo Expert She created these festive chia puddings as a tasty party treat for holiday celebrations. Show More Summary
Turning to sugar and caffeine as your source of energy can damage your adrenal glands (and your body's natural ability to give you energy), and typically always results in a crash. While you don't necessarily need to skip coffee, ifShow More Summary
Learn about one woman's experience trying kegel weightlifting from our friends at YourTango. Image Source: Shutterstock Just when you thought you had your weight training down, enter your vagina. I decided it would be a good idea toShow More Summary
In the ongoing debate on whether fat is the enemy of waistlines and healthy hearts, an in-depth study may have the answer: if you want to lose weight and be healthier, opt for a low-carb diet over a low-fat one. Related Stories: This...Show More Summary
Pushing yourself during a workout at times can be exactly what you need, but what happens when you go too far? Our friends at Shape have shared one woman's story of a workout gone wrong that resulted in scary consequences. I work out, I'd say, four or five days a week at least. Show More Summary
Even the fittest of athletes can go through a slump. If you find yourself in a rut, feeling particularly unmotivated, there could be a few key contributors. We got the scoop from Bridget Hearon, PhD, assistant professor of psychology...Show More Summary
The following recipe for Turmeric Lentil Stew was originally featured on Running to the Kitchen and written by Gina Matsoukas, who is part of POPSUGAR Select Fitness. Fourteen years ago, I found myself in sketchiest of all hotels I've ever stayed at in my life in Marrakech, Morocco. Show More Summary
Today as I pulled myself up the rocky crest of the ridge dividing New Jersey and New York, I could see a faint yet vast stretch of skyscrapers in the distance. It’s kind of hard to wrap my mind around. I’ve now walked from Georgia to the point where I can actually stare at my...
We first discovered Cait's stunning transformation photos on the TIU community pages. From there, we saw her Instagram, in which you can see a day in the life of Cait - her workouts, healthy eats, and happy, healthy lifestyle. But we...Show More Summary
A brief overview of the Buckeye Trail in Ohio....
Graffiti and vandalism in public lands — you may have read a few things about it on this very site on occasion. All too often, though, the follow up to stories of vandals defacing our favorite trails and parks is the eternally asked question, “but what can we do?!” Many times, hikers who want to donate…
Trail names, burgers, bears and dog-friendly places!...
Allow me to take some attention off apple cider vinegar for a moment, and shed light on another drink that's been popping in conversations and is even included in some of our favorite cold-pressed juice blends: aloe vera. As a topical...Show More Summary
Knowing the optimal time to go to sleep is difficult to predict, considering everyone has a different sleep schedule. Some people need a solid eight hours; others can be productive during the day with six. Fitbit's most recent update...Show More Summary
Not everyone makes their thru hike all the way to Canada, some make it a few hundred miles, some a section, some half of the trail. Everyone's hike is their own but some fall short of their original goal and that's fine. But when they said you'd be depressed when you rejoined society, they weren't lying. Show More Summary