HIIT Training for Hiking

Combined with with Walking/jogging and strength training, HIIT can be a valuable component of conditioning efforts for the trip. It is intense but the beauty is that we all start somewhere. It is not how fast you go but rather how hard you push yourself as to what you will get out of it. I credit HIIT with a huge boost in my conditioning, fat loss and overall health improvement. Please follow and like us:

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Campground Review: Carver Campground – On the Buffalo River, AR

 The gentle sandbar of the Carver Campground was a welcome site after an 11 mile canoe trip down the Buffalo River in Arkansas. Campground Review: Recently spent several days paddling the waters of the Buffalo River in Arkansas. This was the last day of our trip and proved to be the most gentle leg of the river. We put in at Pruitt Landing and headed out on the 7 hour trip to Carver. We had…

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Campground Review: Erbie Campground – Buffalo National River in Arkansas

River surge warning forced us to bed down for the night at the Erbie Campground along the Buffalo National River in Arkansas. It was a welcome and comfortable site for our sore, wet bodies! Our group of 9 guys had planned a canoe/kayak trip to the Current River originally but heavy spring rain flooding had left our route muddy and littered with debris. Last minute change of plans put us on the Buffalo River. Plans…

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Gear Review: Klymit Insulated Static V Luxe Sleeping Pad

As a Dyrt Ranger gear tester, I was offered an opportunity to evaluate one of the sleeping pads offered by a newer but very innovative outdoor gear company named Klymit. ( https://www.klymit.com). They do other things like sleeping bags and backpacks but I believe they are best known for their pads. Pros: WIDE! Allows for a restless night without falling off. Durable. Made from a rugged polyester fabric that has a substantial feel to it.…

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