It's an excuse many of us have heard or even said ourselves: I want to get fit, but I can't afford a gym membership. While a health club can be a fantastic place to work out, it's not the only way to get fit. In fact, you can enjoy a vari... 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
Whether you’re trekking Machu Picchu, the Grand Canyon or the spectacular unknown of your local hiking trails, how you choose to prepare for a hike can make or break the entire experience. While longer, more strenuous hikes often require more a... Read more
Are you bored with your cardio workout? Do you yawn when thinking of getting on the stationary bike again? Are you already dreading the stair stepper workout that you have scheduled for tomorrow morning? If you answered "yes" to any of thes... Read more
Hiking on a wooded trail. Riding a bike down the street. Doing crunches on a stability ball. Hitting the slopes. Walking up the stairs with ease. These are more than simple pleasures you can enjoy by living a healthy lifestyle. They're also proof... 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
Tip: Ever get caught in rain/snow/sleet? Take a few small plastic sandwich bags when you go on your walk, hike, sporting event...great prevention for anyone of any age who might be at risk for a wet phone/pedometer from wet pockets!! Easier than ric... Read more
Have fun and burn amazing amounts of calories by learning a new sport - Hockey! I usually burn between 700-1100 calories during a 60-75 minute session. I don't even realize it because I'm having so much fun! Check your local ice rink for an adult... 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
I dread winter weather just as much as the next guy, but this year, I made a commitment to myself that I would stick with my outdoor runs all winter (as long as it's not so cold that it's unsafe for outdoor exercise). Luckily, temperatures in... Read more
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