Types of Hiking

Types of Hiking: Overview

Part of being prepared for the types of hiking is the ability to learn as much as possible, including: gear required, facilities, weather, and trail conditions. Going on a hike unprepared is certain to be...
Beginner Hikes

10 Tips for Successful Beginner Hikes

Beginner hikes is really a very accessible way for people of all fitness levels to get some exercise. Hiking is affordable, low-impact and much more interesting and experience than walking on a treadmill in your...
How to Avoid Common Hiking Injuries

How to Avoid Common Hiking Injuries

Hiking has the ability to combine the benefits of an aerobic exercise with the natural splendor of the outdoors. But, overuse of the hiking trail and pushing the body too hard can result in one...
Hiking Vs Running

Hiking Vs Running: Which Burns the Most Calories?

Hiking Vs running: Both of these physical activities are aerobic exercises that have a positive impact on the health and well being. A regular session of physical activity is certain to help lower the risk...

Muscles Worked Hiking: What Muscles Does Hiking Work

Hiking is a powerful cardiovascular activity and provides plenty of benefits to the body, including the ability to strengthen and tone muscle, as well as improve endurance and stamina. Muscles worked hiking include the quadriceps,...
Post Hiking Recovery: 8 Useful Tips

Post Hiking Recovery: 8 Useful Tips

Post hiking recovery is must-do rule after the trauma the body experiences from a long hike in the wilderness. Even a well prepared hike can leave joints swollen and muscles achy. But, there are several...
Getting Fit for Hiking

Getting Fit for Hiking: Load Up With a Backpack

Getting fit for hiking is essential if planning to complete the multi-day trip or carry a heavy load on the back. Poor conditioning can result in back pain which can lead to discomfort when sitting...
Hot Weather Hiking

9 Tips for Hot Weather Hiking

Everyone loves beautiful, sunny days, but unless there is some caution involved, hot weather hiking can be harmful. As temperatures rise higher and higher, so do the risk of becoming dehydrated, ill and in some...

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