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Hiking & Backpacking Strengthening Videos

Hiking & Backpacking Strengthening Videos

My daughter is nearly 9 and we have been talking about doing some overnight backpacking trips this summer . This is great and I am very excited, but it means I really need to be able to carry additional weight in my pack. The reality is that even though she will carry much of her [...]

June 13, 2013 Kristopher Artz TIPS, TRAINING 0

Keep your Ankles Strong!

Keep your Ankles Strong!

Ankle and foot sprains are  the most common significant injuries that people experience while hiking.  Add the additional weight of a full or heavy backpack and it makes ankle strength training exercises all the more important. Of course, when I go hiking with my toddler, I inevitably am going to be carrying her for at least some of [...]

April 20, 2012 Kristopher Artz FUN, TRAINING 1