If you’re planning a hike in the wilderness, you’ll properly have one or two questions that could benefit from an answer. Our Hiking FAQs section includes some of the most asked questions on day or multi-day hikes. If you have a question that isn’t answered here, why not send a message and we will endeavor to provide […]
Naturally, the muscles worked hiking include the quadriceps, hamstrings, calves, glutes, and hip muscles.
But you may be surprised what else gets a workout
The ability to burn calories on a hike varies in relation to the terrain, speed, intensity, and pack weight.
So let’s see how they affect the calorie burn
Hiking has many benefits for both physical and mental health, but are there any disadvantages?
And how does it compare to forms of exercise for these?
Is Hiking or Running Better?
Hiking and running have differences and similarities, but which is going to be the best for your goals and preferences?
We’ve all seen those beautiful travel and hiking pictures on Instagram, and it is distinctly possible that you have tried to replicate those same awe-inspiring shots on your favorite hike. However, somewhere along the way, the beautiful sight that is unfolding before you doesn’t quite transfer into a beautiful photo. Even if you are packing […]
One of the questions that we often see in hiking forums goes something like this: “I really like the idea of hiking. I love the outdoors and I like to challenge myself physically. The problem is that I don’t have the slightest clue as to how to get into hiking and ensure that I’m doing […]
Knee pain hiking is usually noticed in the area behind the kneecap and can intensify when walking downhill. Hiking conditioning exercises can help to minimize discomfort and pain. Some of the best exercises include those able to strengthen the quadriceps, which are located at the front of the thigh and help with patellar movement. Stretching […]
Hydration while hiking is essential and cannot be underestimated. Dehydration can quickly take effect when the water intake isn’t enough and results in a variety of health complaints. Early symptoms include cramps, nausea, fatigue, headache, and dizziness. The preferred treatment for issues of dehydration can vary and include cooling using a soak shirt, bandana, hat, […]
The prospect of mountain hiking fills adventurous people with visions of towering peaks, lush pine forests and rocky sculptures of cliff and scree. Pristine mountain lakes, delicate flowering plants, and wildlife also lure hikers to higher altitudes. Mountain hiking offers beauty and adventure, but the difficult terrain means greater risk. Mountain Hiking Tips and Considerations […]
Hiking is an exciting hobby. It is the best way to explore nature with your family, friends, and even solo. If you are planning for a hike, then you should be ready with the necessary things. Here we’ve made the list of 10 things you should bring on every day hike. 1. Navigation The map […]