The 12 habits of highly healthy people

We have a new and exciting opportunity for you. It is a chance to get healthier, at your own pace, when it fits into your schedule, and at a level of participation that fits your lifestyle. It’s modeled on a program for Mayo Clinic employees called “12 Habits of Highly Healthy People.” The 12 habits…

Total Body Dumbbell Workout Plan

Going to the gym to use the latest state-of-the-art equipment is pretty awesome. But if you want an intense do-anywhere, do-anytime kind of exercise routine, look no further than a whole body dumbbell workout that leaves no major muscle group untouched. This workout plan targets and works every major muscle group to get you toned…

10 Common Running Mistakes to Avoid

Running is one of the most accessible, healthy and natural forms of exercise out there. But that doesn’t mean it’s free of pitfalls. It’s true. You can’t go too far wrong with running. But that doesn’t mean there aren’t numerous mistakes you can make if your goal is to run faster, better and stronger, to keep making…

16 OUTDOOR FITNESS SAFETY TIPS

1) Plain water is fine for shorter workouts, but if you’ll be exercising for longer than an hour, bring a sports drink or two to replenish your carbohydrates and electrolytes. 2) The night before a hot-weather workout, eat complex carbohydrates. The sugars will turn into glycogen, which will help your body hold onto its water…

50 Survival Tips and Tricks for the Outdoors

When it comes to survival tips and techniques, the more you know, the better. While you can’t possibly prepare for every single thing that is out there, you can try your best to be as aware of many of them as you can. Sometimes these bits and pieces of knowledge can seem quite like useless trivia…

Top 10 Best Tactical Backpack Brands

When it comes to investing in a tactical backpack, it seems the options are endless. With plenty of startups jumping in on the action, it’s important to keep in mind the basics of quality, durability, and versatility. No matter your budget, don’t waste your time and money on bells and whistles that can be useless…

Outdoor Recreation: 5 Safety Tips

Does your family enjoy outdoor recreation? Do you like to go hiking, bicycling, swimming or play group sports? No matter what kinds of activities you choose, you can limit the number of injuries that occur and have a good safe time. Stay Hydrated Your body is mostly water and you need to make sure everyone…

Camping Tips

From a “macro” perspective, the general principles of camping are relatively simple. More than anything else, it’s a matter of adaptation and acclimation to living outdoors rather than within four walls. Regardless, there are a multitude of tips and tricks to help make that transition easier, and allow your time spent camping to be more…

Camping with Your Dog

Are you thinking about taking your dog camping? The outdoors is one of the best places to spend time with your dog. The dog loves all the new sights, sounds and smells. Here are a few tips that may make camping with your dog a bit more enjoyable and possibly safer. Consider a pre-traveling vet…

6 Tips for Filming Outdoors

1. Make use of the sun during the middle of the day. Now, I’m not saying avoid the middle of the day all together, but rather that you pick your spots. The sun during the middle of the day casts down some really unspectacular shadows for subjects, but there are other ways to utilize it….