Yes, hiking is a great way to get trail-ready, but it's not enough. Follow these backpacking fitness tips and routines to hike stronger, longer and healthier.
Up your fitness the easy way with these simple exercises.
Use pressure-point stretching, known as myofascial release, to loosen key hiking muscles and boost recovery.
Go further, ride better, and have more fun by using science to optimize your cold-weather fueling strategy.
The trails are still covered in snow, but it’s not too late to start getting ready for your first thru-hike.