New Year, New Focus!
It might have something to do with the fact that I'm running away to the beach for a little getaway ;), but physical fitness is a focus these days. When it comes to hiking, cardio plus strength plus core training all add up to happy hikers. But many hikers ignore the core. Read my latest piece and get inspired to become fit to the core!
Core Exercise for Hikers
New Year, new focus on training for hiking conditions. I'm at the gym running the track and treadmill for cardio and lifting weights for strength -- but what's new on the core scene?
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Here's to a happy and healthy 2009!
Megan Kopp, Hiking & Backpacking Editor