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Hiking And Camping Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Hiking And Camping.

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Sporty Dogs: The Best Breeds for Active People

If you're an active and outdoorsy person who likes running, hiking or boating, it's nice to have some company who shares your passion. When your friends and loved ones aren't available, there's a dog for that.     Before...  Read more

Retreat to Nature for a Quick Mental Kick

Cool evenings, hillsides bursting with color, re-discovering your favorite pair of worn jeans…it just doesn't get much better than fall. One of the best things about this time of year is that it's a perfect opportunity to get outsi...  Read more

Hike Yourself Fit

I was watching a rerun of "Sex and the City" the other night, in which Carrie is visiting a new boyfriend, David. They’re enjoying a nice picnic on the grassy hillside, and David mentions that there are beautiful hiking trails all aro...  Read more

Throw a Fitness Party!

I needed to get a social life. This revelation hit me late on a Friday night when I realized I had spent another evening knee-deep in laundry when I really wanted to be out having some fun. Busy with work and family, I hadn’t seen my girlfriend...  Read more

Over 110 Cardio Workout Ideas

You all probably know how great aerobic activity is for your heart, body and mind. After all, regular cardio exercise has been shown to reduce body fat, decrease total cholesterol, boost mood, lower resting heart rate, and improve heart and lung func...  Read more

Training for hiking in higher elevation
Updated 5/22/2016 2:04:29 AM

At age 69, I'm planning on going to a women's adventure retreat next spring. Part of it involves hiking several miles up a steep mountain (so I can get to where we'll go rappelling). I live at an elevation of 500 feet and where I'm going will be 4,...  Read more

Pack it up day. We are going cAmping. I'm so exci
Updated 5/19/2016 7:30:22 AM

Pack it up day. We are going cAmping. I'm so excited....  Read more

I went on a 3.2 mile hike at a park near my house
Updated 5/18/2016 11:45:18 PM

I went on a 3.2 mile hike at a park near my house today. It feels good to be outside....  Read more

Camping trip coming up. My breakfast is a smoothie
Updated 5/17/2016 11:45:16 PM

Camping trip coming up. My breakfast is a smoothie after my workout . I asked a friend if she would make sure to bring her inverter so that I could run my blender. She said I could eat camping food and looked at me funny but said she would. Grrr....  Read more

Rough weekend, didn't track food while camping. Ha
Updated 5/17/2016 7:44:36 PM

Rough weekend, didn't track food while camping. Having tough time this week, seems like my appetite increased!...  Read more

Inexpensive Fitness Getaways

I take vacations by going tent camping 1-2 nights at a time, 4-5 times per season. Hauling all the gear out to my car, setting up camp, & doing chores that I don't do at home such as hauling water and firewood, cooking over the fire, or taking a hike...  Read more

Boot Camp

Doing a vigorous boot camp with a great instructor works wonders especially when he also understands nutrition224...  Read more

Starfleet Boot Camp

A group for science fiction, and Star Trek fans who want to shape up, slim down, and become the healthiest lifeforms in the galaxy!...  Read more

Lyme Disease Awareness

Now that school is out for most kids across the country, families are making the trek to the great outdoors to soak up some fun and sun. Camping and hiking top may family's lists for their summer vacations. However, with these activities comes the ri...  Read more

Are You Fit Enough for Life's Grand Adventures?

Last week, I went on the vacation of a lifetime. I traveled out west and spent six days hiking and camping in one of the most awe-inspiring landmarks in the United States: the Grand Canyon. With three friends, borrowed gear, and a lot of trepidation,...  Read more

More hiking, no camping (photos)

I had reservation up north by Fort Collins for camping this weekend. Who knew it was in a canyon and said canyon frequently floods and had mudslides... Alas after 1.5 hours in the car were were turned around to head on back home. We did have the...  Read more