Running

The Parallels Of Road Trips And Trail Runs

The Parallels Of Road Trips And Trail Runs

While trail running is often a solo sport, it isn’t always. Sometimes it’s just like a road trip: a fast way to see a whole lot of country with a really good friend.

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The Benefits And Downsides Of Barefoot Running

The Benefits And Downsides Of Barefoot Running

Because you’ve been wearing shoes most of your life and your feet are weak, this will take years—not months—of diligence in transitioning and strengthening.

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A Multiple Sclerosis Diagnosis Only Sped This Distance Runner Up

A Multiple Sclerosis Diagnosis Only Sped This Distance Runner Up

For Kayla, success in high school track comes at a price.

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Cycling

Try A Two-Wheeled Multi-Day Adventure

Try A Two-Wheeled Multi-Day Adventure

Whatever flavor of bike packing you fancy, the following skills will help you squeeze more enjoyment out of your journey.

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Women Can Wrench Too

Women Can Wrench Too

We had all enrolled at UBI to cultivate our self-sufficiency, but our freewheeling spirits each ran much deeper than a weeklong class.

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Advocate: Foundation Benefits Young Female Cyclists

Advocate: Foundation Benefits Young Female Cyclists

Amy, if faced with this scenario, would have found a way to create something worthwhile and beautiful out of it.

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Travel

The Perks Of Life On The Road (With The Whole Family)

The Perks Of Life On The Road (With The Whole Family)

Susie Kellogg and her husband, Dan, live full time on the road with their twelve (yep, 12) kids and a dog in a 36-foot RV.

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Ladies, Park Your Camper Here (Best Places To Set Up Your Basecamp On Wheels)

Ladies, Park Your Camper Here (Best Places To Set Up Your Basecamp On Wheels)

These adventure-centric campgrounds boast countless outdoor opportunities.

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Safe Travels: Protect Against Home Invasion

Safe Travels: Protect Against Home Invasion

Traveling increases the risk of identify theft and home invasion, with 9 percent of U.S. travelers experiencing fraud or identity theft as of June 2014.

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Health

Maintain Your Mobility

Maintain Your Mobility

Strengthening the muscles around joints protects joint function and provides structural support for the body’s motion.

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Allure Of The Elusive Mountain Man

Allure Of The Elusive Mountain Man

It’s hard to deny the biological appeal of men who work outside, whose hands are rough and scarred, whose faces are chapped by the sun.

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The Glue That Binds

The Glue That Binds

“There’s so much emphasis on finding a mate, but little on how to keep a mate.”

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Gear

Sitting Pretty

Sitting Pretty

There are saddle choices for every ride style and each is different.

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The Search Is Over For Ski Pants In Your Exact Size

The Search Is Over For Ski Pants In Your Exact Size

Tired of too-long pants on the slopes? Here are the companies that are making ski pants for short girls.

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Sometimes Competition And Happiness Go Hand In Hand

Sometimes Competition And Happiness Go Hand In Hand

Competition doesn’t always come in the form of a timed event with packet pick-up, podium ceremonies, and prizes.

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Columns

Who’s Afraid of the Dark?

Who’s Afraid of the Dark?

Mountainfilm Festival in Telluride is not afraid of the dark. This year at Mountainfilm (a film festival celebrating the culture of the outdoors) they’re trying an experiment. Late at night on Saturday, they’re shutting off all the lights. Going completely dark. For an hour during the middle of the night, they’re shutting off porchlights, streetlights, […]

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Nepal Earthquake: How You Can Help

Nepal Earthquake: How You Can Help

The earthquake in Nepal has devastated the region. Here’s a look at what happened and how you can help.   The number of people killed by the magnitude 7.8 earthquake on April 25 in Nepal has risen past 5,000. Much of the capital of Kathmandu was flattened, and the quake shook structures from Tibet to […]

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Become A Stronger, More Balanced Runner Through Yoga

Become A Stronger, More Balanced Runner Through Yoga

Next time you finish a run, slip off your running shoes, grab Yoga for Runners, and roll out your mat!

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Other Recent Posts

Take the Plunge

Take the Plunge

| May 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

Deep water soloing allows climbers to forget the ropes, the nuts and bolts, and enjoy the act of climbing itself.

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The “After” Myth

The “After” Myth

| April 22, 2015 | 4 Comments

She wanted to shed a lot of weight, so she posted “before” and “after” pics and wrote about her journey. But her latest post, the “after,” is breaking hearts all across the world wide web. Read her powerful story and break out the tissues. Her journey is a personal one, but the message is something […]

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The Inner Maze (On My Own, But Not Alone)

The Inner Maze (On My Own, But Not Alone)

| April 20, 2015 | 1 Comment

My feet touch the soft cool sand and I notice that mine are not the only footprints on the damp earth. I am out here by myself, but I most certainly am not alone …

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Recognize When You Could Use A Ride

Recognize When You Could Use A Ride

| April 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

When you’re tempted to skip your after-work run, hike, or ride and instead hit a nearby happy hour, remember that there’s a better way to shed the monster.

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How To Just Keep Walking (Even When It Hurts)

How To Just Keep Walking (Even When It Hurts)

| April 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

Enduring so much physical suffering taught me how to endure emotional suffering.

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Facing My Fears Of Freediving

Facing My Fears Of Freediving

| April 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

During the second minute, I had my first contraction (the feeling to gasp for air).

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Why Are We So Connected To Earth?

Why Are We So Connected To Earth?

| April 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

Why do we feel more connected to our truest selves when we are coated in dirt, breathing in dust, and walking over rocks?

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