Iceland hiking tips and guides

Are you planning on hiking in Iceland? Where are the most beautiful and challenging treks in Iceland? Are all hiking trails open throughout the year and what should be packed for those looking to undertake a long hike? Are there any easy hiking trails near Reykjavík? Read on to discover all there is to know …

Build a good health with hiking

Looking for a way to get in shape while enjoying the great outdoors? Just lace up a pair of sturdy shoes and start walking. “Hiking is a wonderful way not only to participate in aerobic exercise, but also to clear your head,” says board-certified family physician Ray Sahelian, MD, who not only recommends hiking to …

Is hiking really a workout?

At first, walking and hiking may sound like two words for the same form of exercise. The footwear and scenery may vary, but the lower-body mechanics seem the same. Surprisingly, though, they’re radically different. Research shows that your joints, heart and muscles perform in distinct ways during a hike compared to what they do during …

Essential food and water for hiking

Do you have hiking or camping on your agenda? Mapping out your wilderness nutrition needs is important: There’s plenty to consider besides simply grabbing an energy bar or a bottle of water. Follow these tips to ensure you have a nourishing and safe food experience on your next outdoor adventure. Have a Plan Your food …

Hiking is the perfect mind blowing workout

At first, walking and hiking may sound like two words for the same form of exercise. The footwear and scenery may vary, but the lower-body mechanics seem the same. Surprisingly, though, they’re radically different. Research shows that your joints, heart and muscles perform in distinct ways during a hike compared to what they do during …

Difference between hiking solo or in a group

Everyone has a personal preference for how they want to hike. Many enjoy the camaraderie of groups, while many others relish the solitude that comes with hiking on your own. Both have their benefits, and it’s really up to you how you’d like to hit the trails. Hiking in groups allow you to learn from …

Follow these tips before your first hike

It’s time to leave the stresses of modern life behind and head to the mountains. Or the desert. Or the forest. Or anywhere with a trail. That’s right—it’s time to start hiking. This guide will help you learn the ins and outs of hiking so you can hit the trail with confidence and ease. Nobody …

Hiking benefits for both the mind and body

Looking for a way to get in shape while enjoying the great outdoors? Just lace up a pair of sturdy shoes and start walking. “Hiking is a wonderful way not only to participate in aerobic exercise, but also to clear your head,” says board-certified family physician Ray Sahelian, MD, who not only recommends hiking to …

Most popular hiking trails of world

From a multiday trek tracing the routes of a Japanese poet, to a classic clamber in the Argentinian Lake District, here are 23 of the best hiking trails in the world. Walking boots and waterproof coats at the ready. Pennine Way, United Kingdom Pennine Way — the first official long distance trail to be established …

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