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Hiking Equipment Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Hiking Equipment.

HOT Winter Workouts

It's freezing cold outside, it’s dark when you get home, and you're still recovering from those extra holiday calories you put away over the last couple weeks. That’s a pretty good excuse to sit inside by the fire, snuggle up...  Read more

Add Adventure to Your Walks with Geocaching

There are thousands of treasures hidden in parks and forests across the country. There may even be some lurking near you. All it takes to find one is a little hiking, a little know-how, and a cool gadget that uses our government's weapon deli...  Read more

Declare Your Independence from the Gym

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

Eco-Exercise: Get Fit & Give Back

Some people would only run if a bear were chasing them. Others do it to lose weight, get fit, or relieve stress. But Wisconsinite Samuel Huber runs to help the planet. He is part of a growing movement of runners who realize that this form of exercise...  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

Hiking for exercize
Updated 2/9/2014 12:24:00 PM

Hi everyone! I love to hike. I got the idea, for which I know has been done before, to hike the Appalacian Trail.... for now, virtually. Love to get ideas how to do this. I could probably blog it I guess. Would love to have some company. I'm in Conne...  Read more

No impact cardio without equipment
Updated 1/25/2014 11:24:29 AM

Hi Sparkers! To make a long story short, I've got an old foot injury that has been causing me trouble recently and needs some medical attention, but my insurance doesn't kick in until the end of March (grr!!) Between now and when I can get...  Read more

what exercise equipment do you own?
Updated 1/27/2014 12:48:03 AM

So far I have bought an exercise ball, resistance bands, 3 pound free weights (my mom already has 5 pound ones), an aerobic stepper and a barbell. I have several exercise dvds also. We have a treadmill in my house but I prefer walking outside....  Read more

Need help understanding my weight equipment!
Updated 1/7/2014 7:07:23 PM

Hey guys, I want to start incorporating weights into my work-out routines but I'm not familiar with all of the equipment. If you have experience working with weights & machines, please watch the video I have on my blog and give me your advice an...  Read more

What does "drive equipment" mean?
Updated 1/6/2014 6:17:55 PM

I am comparing a couple of gyms and the website for one of the gyms mentions "select drive machines." Is this referring to cardio equipment like treadmills, ellipticals, stationary and spin bikes? Or is it referring to something else? If it's talking...  Read more

Prevent Wet Phone & Pedometer

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

HOCKEY - Learn to Play as an Adult and Burn TONS of Calories!!!!

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

Let's go Hiking

People who want to get out into nature and explore the world through hiking, backpacking, walking, biking, or anything else that helps us get in touch with nature and achieve our goals....  Read more

7 Hiking Essentials for Beginners

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

10 Ways to Melt Mega Calories in Winter Weather

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