Tips

7 Hiking Hydration Tips

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Kate from our Take a Hike With Kate series is back today with hiking hydration tips and how she plans to stay healthy and hydrated while hiking Havasupai! It’s officially summertime in most parts of the U.S., but it’s exceptionally hot here in the desert southwest. I’ve been excited about my trip …
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The 7 Training Mistakes You’re Making (and How to Fix ‘Em)

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Mistakes happen. God knows I’ve made my share of blunders, blubbers and gaffes as a runner. Most of them have led to temporary embarrassment, but some of them have led to injuries that halted my training for months. When I took to the weight room during my hiatus from running, I made a lot of …
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Self Defense Tips From Krav Maga Expert Jarrett Arthur

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When I was in college, I took a course in self-defense, partly because I realized it was something I should know more about, but also, I figured it would be an easy A. Imagine my surprise upon getting a dreaded B (yeah, I was one of those students) on my first paper. We were asked to describe an …
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What to Expect in a Water Fitness Class (and Why It’s Not Just for Old Ladies)

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I recently took my first water aerobics class, a to-do on my list that I've been putting off for reasons of fear or not knowing what to expect. I know it's silly, but there's always a bit of a mental barrier to trying something new --- and when it's something like a class where you actually have to …
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Training for Havasupai: Hikes in the Sedona Area

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Remember our Take a Hike With Kate series? She’s back today with fun hikes in the Sedona area that are perfect to do as training for Havasupai! Training to hike to Havasupai Falls in Southern and Central Arizona can prove to be tricky. I live in Phoenix, where there are lots of straight-up hikes …
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The One Thing Deepak Chopra Wants You to Do to Be Healthier

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I remember when the email landed in our inbox. Did we want to do an interview with Dr. Deepak Chopra for his signature Seduction of Spirit event in Toronto this August? Um, YEAH. Yeah, we do. I have been a Deepak fan for years! I started getting into the yoga and hippity stuff way back in high …
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Meg on the Run: My No. 1 Running Tip Leading Up to Race Day

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Our girl Meg from the new Meg on the Run series is back! Today she shares how she's gearing up for race day --- and her top running tip to keep her motivated!  By the time your race is a few weeks away, you’ve been training for a long time. Your training runs are longer, almost all of your cardio …
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13 Places to Make New Fit Friends

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So say you've been reading all of our Best Fit Friends Week posts and stories and you just keep thinking, "Aw, man. I need a fit friend! FBGs, help me!" Well, today's post on how to make new friends is for you! Making new fit friends doesn't have to be hard, but you do have to know where to look. So …
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