Fitness & Nutrition

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Forgo the freeze-dried fare this summer — here are three tips/recipes for eating home cooked or naturally-foraged food on your next camping trip: Outdoors chef Linda Gabris offers this tasty camp-food recipe: These biscuits can be fried in a greased pan...
This move will give you a strong core and lower back, perfect for paddling and rolling Whether it’s initiating an aerial move, mastering a roll or just paddling, a strong core and lower back are vital. “I do a lot of...
Canadian runner Katrina Blanch shares her schedule for staying fit Katrina Blanch, a member of the 2007 Canadian mountain running team, has a basic training schedule that she tweaks depending on the length and timing of her next race. But take...
Arms may not be the first thing you think of when running, but keeping them strong can help As the owner of the Advanced Athletics Training Academy in Victoria, B.C., Marc St. Jules has trained several top Canadian runners. He says...
What you need to do and eat to get in peak shape If your New Year's resolution included bagging a mountain summit, congratulations and good choice! The trip is probably months away, but get busy now to increase your odds of...
You may be very active in the outdoors, but if you don’t have strong core muscles—the ones that stabilize your spine and basically provide the foundation for your entire body—you can’t move as efficiently and you’re more likely to get...
5 Technique Tips • Lift ‘em up — to avoid tripping, practice lifting your feet higher than you would on a treadmill or pavement. • Variety is key — vary your runs by alternating longer, flatter trails with shorter, technical trails. • Gear...
While getting in shape is often part of one's New Year's resolution—which was suppose to take place, uh, eight months ago—we know how difficult it can be to get started. In fact, knowing where to start is often the hardest...
Hoping to get active in a new and different way? Good news: Some exciting fitness trends have emerged and are taking the world of outdoor adventure by storm. We’ve picked out the top five for you to try out first:1.
Runkeeper (Free) This free app is one of the most popular running apps out there—and there’s a lot out there. This feature-rich app will track your runs, jogs, and even cycling if you feel like switching it up. The tracking...
Many believe that Hawaiian Duke Kahanamoku, who is also credited with popularizing the sport of surfing, developed something that relates closest to what we know today as stand up paddleboarding or SUP. However, according to Rob Casey’s Stand Up Paddling:...
Try these cheap alternatives to pre-packaged dry foods Dehydrated camp meals have come a long way since the days of greenish egg powder and the chili that didn’t necessarily look like chili. But they can get expensive. So why not try...
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