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TRX for Yoga: A Guide to Suspension Training for Yogis

6 days agoFitness / Yoga : Yoga Journal

Yoga teacher Shauna Harrison shows us how TRX can benefit both beginners and more experienced yogis. Learn how to incorporate this it into your routine. The post TRX for Yoga: A Guide to Suspension Training for Yogis appeared first on Yoga Journal.

Silver Lake and Sharbot Lake Provincial Park

This weekend we went to Maberly to get chickens.  When I found out we were going to Maberly, which is just 30km West of Perth, I searched online for places we could stop… Continue reading ?

Do You Need to Stay in the White Mountain Huts When You Hike the New Hampshire Appalachian Trail?

I ran into some section hikers in Maryland who asked me whether you need to stay in the Appalachian Mountain Clubs (AMC) Huts when you hike the Appalachian Trail through New Hampshire. Absolutely not! Priced at $131 per person/night, you get three blankets, a big dinner, a big breakfast and a night in a shared bunk […]            

Broken, not broken

Beat with our Iditarod-inspired tripod. He collected the markers from downed trees off the trail in March. This week I've been less enthused about my runs, dragging around a sore leg and the knowledge that my hand is not going to get better on its own. Show More Summary

Thru Hiking is: a 600 mile retrospection

Ah Internet, it’s been a while! I’m currently in Roanoke, VA after getting off the trail for about a week because I developed Peroneal Tendonitis. The good news? I get back on the trail Friday, and even if the tendonitis comes back, the doctor says I won’t do any long term damage by hiking on......

Boxing Is the Therapy I've Been Waiting For

Image Source: POPSUGAR Photography / Dominique Astorino As someone who can't stand violent TV shows or movies (no Game of Thrones for me!) and won't even read violent books (sorry, The Hunger Games), my friends and family were pretty...Show More Summary

Henry Running His 2nd TC CC Run

Saturday was Henry's 2nd "TC Kids Cross Country Fun Run." He did it last year with his cousin Evie. This year, it was just him and Mama: Last year's photo (from this post) with the same cheesy smile. We heard that they had 999 pre-registered runners, and because it was such a beautiful day, they had to have topped 1,000. Show More Summary

Gear Review – Snow Peak Ultra Light Umbrella

One of the rewards of a successful through hike I promised myself – the 800 mile Arizona Trail (AZT) in the spring of 2017.  Desert sun! One of the things recommended for a desert hike is an umbrella. So I decided to try out an umbrella on the AT. Not for the sun. For the......

#AdventureMonday – 5/23/2016

The very basic core of a man’s living spirit is his passion for adventure.” –  Christopher McCandles We would love to see your adventures and share them. Tag your images with #hikingthetrail and you might get a chance to get featured...Show More Summary

Another 2 miles but more jogging

Today was a beautiful day with temps in the mid 60s. I increased my jogging from 40 seconds per phase to 50 seconds per phase. The resulting jogging:walking ratio is 50:60, and that sequence is repeated for the duration of the run. I felt fine during and at the end of the run. I took no rest breaks on the way out but took two breaks on the way back.

The Reason Our Bodies Sometimes Startle Us Awake as We Fall Asleep

You know the startling way your body will sometimes jerk, twitch, or jump right as you're getting all comfortable and drifting off to sleep? You probably do - roughly 70 percent of the global population experiences this random, frustrating physical quirk. Show More Summary

Be a Part of Our 4-Week Beginner Bodyweight Challenge

If you're completely new to strength training, doing bodyweight exercises is a great starting point - since you don't need any equipment, you can do them anywhere, anytime. This four-week challenge incorporates six basic moves designed...Show More Summary

This Superfat Might Be the Best New Addition to Your Kitchen

The latest iteration of the avocado craze is upon us, and it's totally not a fad - avocado oil just might be the best thing to happen to your kitchen (and health!). What is it? Well, simply put, it's a healthy fat. As an alternative to butter, olive oil, and coconut oil, you can do a lot of things with it, including (but not limited to) cooking. Show More Summary

Tips for Camping With a Baby

We took Juniper on her first camping trip last weekend. Here are my tips for camping with a baby. I'd love to hear yours!

How to Feed Your Skin From A to Zinc

6 days agoHealth / Fitness : FitSugar

You know that fueling your body with quality foods leads to quality performance, but we're here to remind you that you also need to feed your skin. Here are six types of foods that nourish your skin from the inside out. Related: 9 Simple Tactics to Combat Aging

Hiking Crypt Lake

Voted Canada’s Best Hike in 1981 and rated one of the world’s most thrilling trails by National Geographic in 2014, the 11-mile trail to Crypt Lake and back is definitely worthy of superlatives. Your trip begins on a boat ride from Waterton Township, then climbs up nearly 2200 feet of trail through dense forest surrounded…

The Touching Reason This Man Ran in a Human Hamster Wheel For 24 Hours

After witnessing his two grandmothers suffer from dementia in their old age, 40-year-old UK resident Dean Ovel decided to do something drastic to raise awareness about the chronic disease. That drastic thing involved a life-size hamster...Show More Summary

5 Yoga Poses We Have to Admit Are Pretty Crazy

6 days agoFitness / Yoga : Yoga Journal

Let’s face it, a lot of what we do with our bodies on the mat looks a bit ridiculous. It’s healthy to take a step back from time to time, lighten the mood, and note the absurdity of it all. The post 5 Yoga Poses We Have to Admit Are Pretty Crazy appeared first on Yoga Journal.

All the Thoughts You Have During Your First Race

Image Source: POPSUGAR Photography / Kat Borchart Signing up for a race is half the battle. The other half is surviving it. Anyone who has completed a 5K, 10K, 15K, half, or full marathon can relate to this. Related: The 19 Emotional Stages of Your First Run (in GIFs) I should sign up for a race. Show More Summary

These Popular Sunflower Seeds Are Being Recalled Due to Listeria Concerns

6 days agoHealth / Fitness : FitSugar

The FDA recently announced a second recall of all SunOpta sunflower seed products due to ongoing fears of listeria contamination. While the initial recall was limited to sunflower seeds made between Feb. 1 and Feb. 19 of this year, it now includes products made between Feb. Show More Summary

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