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Hiking Trails Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Hiking Trails.

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

Find Meaning in a Job Well Done

For most of us, work is a fact of life. Whether your paycheck helps care for a family, a home, tuition, or simply what you need to stay alive, we spend a large percentage of our waking hours doing some kind of work. According to recent research,...  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

Why Getting Outside is So Good for You

John Keats once wrote, "The poetry of the earth is never dead." Poet or not, almost all of us have been awestruck by nature at one time or another. Whether it's running at sunset on a sandy white beach, walking alongside a cool tri...  Read more

Weekend-Proof Your Workout Plan

Most of us follow a set schedule during the weekdays. If you're like me, you know exactly what time you'll get up, go to the gym, shower, go to work, eat your meals, and hit the sack. But on the weekends? That schedule usually goes from naile...  Read more

Achy knees, should I still hike? Other cardio?
Updated 7/8/2014 9:03:12 AM

Hi everyone! I did a really good strength training workout yesterday. I have some typical muscle soreness, but my knees are achy. I was really hoping to do a hike today - at least an hour but maybe more with some elevation gain. I've never ha...  Read more

jog or hike?
Updated 7/9/2014 12:50:04 AM

If I'm jogging up quite a few steep inclines should I classify it as a mileage calculation or as hiking/hill climbing? I ran 3 miles in about 41 minutes, and that's 15 min/mile (which is really slow for me) and I'm upset and want to justify it. haha....  Read more

Would this be hiking or walking?
Updated 5/5/2014 9:43:45 AM

I Recently discovered the hiking trails at a local park and loved it. The short trail is 2.5 miles and is considered easy/moderate. When I try to track it in my fitness tracker I'm not sure what to put it under. Hiking or just walking? I genera...  Read more

hiking?
Updated 4/17/2014 10:37:35 PM

spring weather encourages me to take a long walk in the woods, I'm planning a hike....  Read more

Parks, etc with bike trails in Cinci area
Updated 4/9/2014 11:26:45 AM

Does anyone know of any places to go for a casual bike ride in the NKY/Cinci area aside from Idlewild Park or Lunken Airport?...  Read more

My daughter and me time

Every Saturday I find a new hiking trail and take my daughter with me. That way we can have some mommy and daughter time as well as exercise and every couple of weeks I raise the steaks of the hike to challenge ourselves. 306...  Read more

Hiking

If hiking trails are available in your area, give it a try. Maintaining your balance with a backpack (for me it's a Camelbak with water, snacks and camera) while traveling across uneven terrain is a great calorie! The views are great also....  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

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10 Things to Take On a Spring Hike

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

Virtual Hiking Trails

www.walking4fun.com/trails/#trail4 That is the link to these trails, you can pick one for a virtual hike/jog/run. Check it out. Camino FrancÚs 566.5 miles Chemin Le Puy 458.6 miles Crater Lake Trail 36.0 miles Florida Keys...  Read more

Hiking Trails!

I am very fortunate to live in a city that has a park with an extensive system of hiking and biking trails. There are trails for everyone, a nice walking trail around a pond with a very well maintained main path and advanced trails with lots of rock...  Read more