You come home from a long day at work, ready to put your feet up and relax for a while. When you open the door to find your furry friend waiting, hoping that it’s time for a walk or a game of fetch, what do you do? Do you ignore the wagging tai... Read more
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
Vacation season is just around the corner. For most of us, that means no work and no distractions—just lots of time to have fun without worrying about what’s waiting for you back at the office. But taking the same old trip to the beach ev... Read more
Have you thought about how great it would be to include your family in your pursuit to exercise more regularly? Family exercise will improve the health of your loved ones, make exercise more fun, and at the same time develop stronger connections betw... Read more
When I was pregnant with my daughter I asked a friend of mine, a mother of three, “Don’t you get bored staying home with the kids all day?” Looking amused she replied, “Oh, I find stuff to do.” Now that my... Read more
I did a 90 minute hike today, on a paved trail with my Nike free shoes. They have inserts for my high arches and narrow feet and I still get blisters. Any advice on how to deal with them? I seem to get them no matter the style of shoe.... Read more
Ayyyy i feel beaten up after yesterday's hike and the 6th day i'm taking the stairs to the 5th floor instead of elevator, in the morning when i leave for work and evening coming back home... 45 mins walk everyday too. That belly is still there...Sigh... Read more
Pics will be on my page soon, super hiking today to the historical ruins and gotto take rock stairs... Downstairs and upstairs. Resisted to not drink coke neither had unhealthy snacks. Had a final healthy dish, and i'm proud of myself! :)... Read more
Oh God from 1000 a.m to 3 p.m I been hiking on a rocky mountain road.I was literally gonna sit n cry it was so hard! All friends were Military workout everyday,of course i was at the end of the line. 2600m elevation makes you dizzy. But i made it!!!!... Read more
I've a long road till hiking start point,so i was thinking what i read;"people who been heavy for long time cant easily lose weight because u're may be lost who u gonna be as a skinny person" whats ur plan? Who you gonna be? Think with me pls n share... Read more
I have started hiking up hills everyday. I have lost significant weight so I decided to put 20 lbs in a back pack and wear it while hiking. I find this keeps me increasing my cardio as well as burning more calories. The added benefit is that every... Read more
I made a collage of encouraging quotes and photos of places I have been active in the past - kayaking and backpacking. It also includes photos of places I want to hike, canoe, and wildlife I want to see. Currently, there are 8 quotes and 25 photos... Read more
About six months ago, I moved from downtown Cincinnati to the rural mountains of Western North Carolina. I went from going out my front door and hitting the hot new restaurants to going out my front door and hitting the hiking trails. I've always... Read more
Last Sunday, I reveled in the first day of spring by going for a hike at a nearby park. It was sunny and 60 degrees—perfect hiking weather! I'm always a little nervous when I hit the trail by myself because you never know what could happen.... Read more
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