What are Long Distance Backpackers and Hikers

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Many start into exploring the outdoors as day backpackers, heading out to get some time in the world outside of active civilization. Over time many will start to want to push out further, stay a day longer, and eventually become long distance travelers, so what is considered a long hike? For many in the hiking … Read more

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Hike to Build Complete Cardio Health [ Aerobic & Anaerobic ]

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Hiking through uneven terrains, over tree roots, around rocks, streams and fallen tree trunks result into a holistic workout session. Exercises such as hiking can help one achieve peak physical conditioning, so is hiking aerobic or anaerobic activity? Hiking is a blend of aerobic (cardio) and anaerobic (muscle building) built into one single activity. It … Read more

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Coffee and Bears: Staying Safe Outside on the Trail

When you go out on the trail, a great many hikers love to have coffee either after a hard day or to start their new day. What this leads to though can be left over coffee grounds and what to do to store them and ensure they don’t attract bears to your location. Do coffee … Read more

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What is the Difference Between Hiking and Walking?

You could be walking on a hilly, but flat terrain and mistake it for a hike. Don’t worry, you are not the first to make the mistake of confusing a hike for a walk. Since both hiking and walking are on foot exercises, people often interchange the terms. But with hiking vs walking, what’s the difference? The … Read more

Shedding Belly Fat On the Trail by Hiking More Frequently

One thing many people wonder about is if they need to be in amazing shape prior to starting to hike. When they find out that isn’t needed the overweight hikers ask the next most common question, does hiking reduce belly fat then? Hiking is an amazing belly fat and overall body fat loss tool as … Read more

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Building an Income from Your Love of the Outdoors

For those who love to get outdoors, you may be wondering if there is any way to build an income from your outdoor love. This leads some who are very interested to ask the question, “how to make money backpacking” well today we are going to talk about how you could do just this! You … Read more

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