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3 Effective Running Tips From the Pros

Recreational runners often look at elite runners and think they are living on different planets when it comes to running. After all, recreational runners fit running in around our lives and jobs, whereas for elite and professional runners, running is…

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Why You Should Walk Your Dog (or Someone Else’s) Today

Taking your dog (or someone else’s) for a walk is seriously awesome for the both of you. And this post written by Casey Dickson, community member at Rover.com — which is the nation’s largest network of 5-star pet sitters and…

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Raffle: Enter for a Chance to Win a FREE REI Flash 45 Backpack

REI Flash 45 Backpack The REI Flash 45 (2017) is a lightweight backpack with an adjustable, ventilated frame that’s perfect for weekend backpacking trips or more technical day hikes. Weighing just 2 lbs 14 oz in a size L, it’s…

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These Two Simple Exercises Prevent Running Injuries

As any runner knows, injuries are part of the sport. According to a running injury review, the average runner can expect somewhere between 2–12 injuries to occur for every 1,000 hours of running. Now, the extent and seriousness of the…

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Healthy Meals to Make For Others

A week or so ago, I received an email from a blog reader that included a request for a blog post with healthy (and easy!) recipes to make to deliver to friends and family members when they are going through…

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How a Flatlander Trains to Run Up a Mountain

FBGs, welcome our newest contributor: Nichole Curran! Nichole is a thrill-seeking two-time Ironman triathlete and Ironman 70.3 World Championship qualifier, and today she’s sharing the new challenge she’s taking on — Pikes Peak Ascent and Marathon — and how she’s…

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Bushwhacking Howe Peak

Summit of neighboring Shelburne Moirah Mountain seen from Howe Peak. Howe Peak (2966′) is a New Hampshire 200 Highest Mountain in the Wild River Wilderness, near Shelburne Moriah Mountain. It’s a trail-less peak, so the only way to get to…

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A Bike-Related Activity You Probably Haven’t Tried Yet

The canyons above Los Angeles seemed to grow more verdant and green the further we rode into them. The mist swirled around us, exposing the flora and fauna that surrounded us on one side and views of cerulean ocean on…

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Power Songs That’ll Take Your Workout Into Overdrive

You know when you’re in the middle of a workout and the PERFECT workout song comes on? And your energy level goes from this … via GIPHY to this … ? via GIPHY Well, today, we’ve got a whole playlist…

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Warbonnet Outdoors Minifly Tarp Review

The Warbonnet Minifly has short doors at the end for added rain protection. Warbonnet Outdoors has quite a large selection of hammock tarps, enough to suit anyone’s preferences. They recently launched another tarp called the Minifly, a 132″ x 91″…