Creaky joints? Learn how to strengthen your knees with these supine leg lifts, best performed with 3- to 5-pound ankle weights.
It’s not all in the legs. Strengthen your upper body to boost your balance and better control your poles and pack on rough terrain.
This tempo workout strengthens your tendons and ligaments while creating long-lasting muscle endurance for injury-free hiking in season.
An expert personal trainer shares tips on a post-hike recovery regimen that'll keep your trail legs strong.
Use these proven exercises to get in the best hiking shape of your life.
Everyday activities can put a strain on the complex muscles in your shoulder. Give them the care they need with these postures.
Hikers are all about leg strength, but don’t forget about training your arms and shoulders in order to avoid aches on the trail.
Build strength for loaded backpacking hill climbs and descents.
Lingering COVID symptoms—such as fatigue and shortness of breath—can make it hard to hit the trails, even months after getting sick.
Learn to identify, treat, and avoid shin splints for happier hiking.
Your body may have changed during a year of staying home. And even if your physical fitness has remained constant, your neurological connections may have weakened from a lack of stimuli. It’s time to shake off the sluggishness with this workout designed to get your body moving. Include it in your exercise routine every other week.
Your legs are only as strong as your hips when it comes to your comfort on the trails and your form on the slopes.