Fitness for Adventure
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A fit adventurer is a happy adventurer.

Our passions—skiing, hiking, cycling, paddling—all require a minimum fitness level. If you fall below that, well, you simply won't have as much fun.

Gasping for air while you hike? Aching shoulders while paddling? Burning quads on the ski hill or the bike path?

All signs you didn't prepare well enough. (Sorry to be the bearer of bad news.)

But there is hope. And it's not that hard.

We've polled the pros.

Done the research.

And come up with the solutions.

From specific workout plans, to everyday tips, to motivation and mindset goals and more—read on to uncover the fitness plan that will work for you. Get you outside more. Have more fun!

Ready? Let's begin:

Make Fitness Fun

It's a Mindset

Workout Key Muscles

Recovery Matters

Everyday Fitness in Five Simple Steps

Fitness on the Go

Get Motivated

No Excuses!

Ready to take the next step?

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THE BACKPACK WORKOUT

Created by fitness pro Curb Ivanic, this easy-to-follow program will have you in the BEST SHAPE OF YOUR LIFE.

Backpack Workout

You'll be tackling trails you never thought possible!

 

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The Backpack Workout

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