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How to Hike to Prevent Pain and Preserve Energy

This is a post for my fellow hikers, backpackers and mountaineers. Best explained in the video, but here is a little bit of additional information: Body mechanics through any sport are important, and hiking is no exception. Most of us don’t pay attention to our form or body mechanics while …

Running & Downhill Hiking: it’s NOT the Pounding or Impact That is “BAD” For Joints – it’s THIS

Are you one of the many people who thinks that the “pounding” during running or the “impact” of downhill hiking is bad for your joints? I used to think this too! It was drilled into my brain on a very visceral level when I had to hike 7 miles downhill …