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Saucony Brand Spotlight Giveaway!

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Whether you’re into jogging, taking exercise classes at the gym or competing in triathlons, quality running shoes and athletic apparel are a must. Keep reading to learn about Saucony or skip to the bottom to enter our Saucony gear giveaway. Saucony is a leader in supplying performance athletic footwear, apparel and accessories. The roots of the company go back to […]

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How to Ultralight Backpack With All of the Comforts of Home

backpacking without the pain

Backpacking would be awesome if you didn’t have to carry a bunch of weight, could sleep in a bed, take a shower and have someone cook you a big breakfast, am I right? What if you could have all the comforts of home and carry an ultralight backpack for two days of exploring the backcountry? Listen up, we’ve got the […]

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Easy, Three-Ingredient Energy Bars

Easy Energy Bar

I really enjoy fruit and nut bars from brands like KIND, but they’re also a little pricey. To save some money, I decided to try making my own, and this recipe from The Kitchn is a great starting point. With only three ingredients, these chewy, nutty and lightly sweet homemade energy bars are super-simple and pretty darn tasty. You can […]

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You Want to Run Your First Half-Marathon?

Train for a half-marathon

So you want to run your first half-marathon. Good—I’m glad. It’s every runner’s first “real” running accomplishment and it’s the high mileage gatekeeper. Before you set out on your own or go signing up for your first half-marathon, read these training tips to ensure your best chance at finishing. 1. Give yourself adequate time to actually train for a half-marathon. […]

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Where Would You Most Like to Hike?

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Hiking is fun. Whether you’re climbing mountains, searching for waterfalls, trekking in the desert or exploring canyons, nothing is better than a good hike. Everyone has their favorite trail or favorite place to hike. So we want to know, where would you most like to hike? Here are three popular choices for hikes. Which one would you most like to […]

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5 Core Exercises That Will Take Your Adventures to the Next Level

Core Exercises

  Wouldn’t it be great if the description of our day jobs included daily tasks of the following? Runs rocky trails in the mountains Scopes out the best runs on the slope Personally researches best trails for mountain biking Finds the best backcountry ground for snowboarding Talk about a killer resume! Alas, for most of us, our 9-5 tasks involve […]

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Mountain Hardwear Giveaway!

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Hiking, backpacking, running and outdoor adventures all have something in common, they require you to be prepared with the right gear. Waterproof jackets, layering pieces, functional backpacks and dependable tents are important for the adventure. Mountain Hardwear produces high quality gear made for the adventure. Keep reading to learn about the brand then enter the giveaway at the bottom of […]

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I Hate Backpacking But Will Never Stop

thru-hiking

Backpacking isn’t fun. You spend all day hiking with a heavy load on your back. Your feet hurt, the backpack hurts your shoulders, the mosquitoes bite you, the sun burns your neck, the rain always seems to drench you at the wrong time and after all of that you’ve got to dig a hole when you need to go to […]

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How to Rock a Staycation

sailing staycation

It’s the end of summer and you want to go out with a bang before the kids are back in school and don’t have a lot of time or money to take an ultra-planned getaway? Well, knock it out in your hometown and have an awesome end of summer staycation you won’t soon forget or regret. With long, warm days […]

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3 Ways Drivers Can Help Cyclists

Cycling tips

I live in Wyoming. There are more pronghorn here than people. There are more horses in my neighborhood than residents. So it’s not like overcrowding is exactly a problem. Still, whenever I ride my roadbike, something cool happens. I am nearly overcome with gratitude for the awesome drivers who share the road with me. In three years of weekly riding, […]

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