Eric Nehlsen

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Patagonia vs. Donald Trump

We all knew the legendary outerwear company Patagonia lived and breathed the adventurous life. We knew they cared about the environment. But it wasn’t till Trump came along that we realized they were ready to fight.<p><b>Patagonia was built</b> in the image of its founder, Yvon Chouinard. In late January, …

Donald Trump

12 everyday stretches that will help you stay flexible and fit at any age

When it comes to stretching, there are a lot of options to choose from.<p>But what are the best everyday stretches for anyone looking to avoid sore muscles, get more flexible, and protect his or her muscles from injuries?<p>We turned to Marilyn Moffat, a professor of physical therapy at New York …

Yoga

Kinesiology Tape: What to Use it for and How it Works - Total Women's Cycling

If you are struggling with an injury or a niggle, it might be worth giving Kinesio tape a go. However, it is important that it is applied …

Tricep Dip Hack For Bigger Arms!

Today I want to share with you one hack for dips that's going to help you build bigger triceps, and bigger arms in general. Now obviously when you …

Workouts

What Happens When You Don’t Recover Properly?

<i>“Athletes get trapped in this idea that they need to be exhausted to improve.”</i><p>Under-recovery is a slippery slope that can lead to full-blown …

The BEST Way to Warm Up Your Shoulders

Earlier this month, BSN athlete and YouTube sensation Scott Herman stopped by the M&S Headquarters to share some of his training knowledge with us …

7 Lessons from a Thru-Hiker Who Knew Nothing and Still Finished the Trail

I was a pretty terrible thru-hiker. I say that mostly in jest. I finished and, in retrospect, I’m so pleased with every second of it, so what else …

Hiking

24 Gift Ideas for the Guy Who Loves the Outdoors

​This is the best outdoor gear to give (or receive) this holiday season<p>If there’s one thing that spouses, partners, friends, and family members should know before buying the gift of outdoor gear for guys who love to camp, hike, and hunt is that we are picky. When out in the wild on your own or with …

How to hike the Grand Canyon

It was cathedral quiet. Visitors don’t normally make it this far into the national park. My driver, Marcia, and I were alone at Bright Angel Point lookout, at the remote North Rim of the Grand Canyon. My objective was to reach South Rim – on foot – before the day was out, but from where I stood it …

8 essential items to help you ride out a storm

Apocalypse later.<p>For most of us, an elaborate doomsday bunker is overkill. But, when facing down a tornado, hurricane, blizzard, or whatever Mother Nature flings at you, a little preparation can save you from a real-life version of the grocery store frenzy in an end time zombie flick. Start with …

First Aid

The Most Beautiful Places in America

They don't call her America the Beautiful for nothing. The U.S. has more national parks than states (plus over 10,000 state parks), as well as plenty …

National Parks

The Secret to Chimpanzee Super-Strength Has Finally Been Revealed

More than raw power.<p>A new study on the power of chimpanzees has challenged a century of assumptions on the super-strength of our primate cousins, …

I got my dog a DNA test and this is what I learnt

I knew my terrier mix dog was majestic AF<p>Dogs. They’re just the best right? That’s why puppy leave is actually a thing and why we play our dogs music …

Scientists Find That Rock Climbing Can Treat Depression

Bouldering has incredible results.<p>There are more American rock climbing gyms now than there’s ever been, and the popularity of indoor climbing …

How to plan for an overnight hike

Waking up outside is always memorable. For some, the experience gets even better by hiking into a place that’s only accessible by foot. Getting to a …

A Pair of Headphones That Can Measure Your VO2 Max

True VO2max testing isn’t a simple process. To get an accurate measurement of cardiovascular fitness determined by the volume of oxygen you consume …

How Sex Can Make Backpacking Lighter

Want to pare away weight on your next backpacking trip? Thanks to technical innovations in couple’s gear, the best way to do that is to take your partner with you. Here’s why.<p>A few years back, I remember reading a story on GearJunkie about two guys doing a ski circumnavigation of Washington’s Mt …

How To Discover the Secret Trails of America's National Parks

We all know that America's National Parks are beautiful, nearly to a fault. Attracting thousands of tourists each season, hiking a trail can feel a …

Tip: Lift With Two, Lower With One

This training method builds muscle several different ways, including increasing growth factors like IGF-1. Here's how to do it.<p>2:1 Accentuated …

Benefits of Using a Heart Rate Monitor for Training!

Training with a heart rate monitor is beneficial for many reasons, and using this device can make a substantial impact on the development of your …

The 3 Keys To Proper Nutritional Recovery

<i>Recovery is the neglected performance enhancer, and proper nutrition is the best recovery enhancer.</i><p>Everyone is training hard, but the winners are …

Why does the same exercise exert effects on individuals differently?

[Background]<p>In Japan, due to the changes of lifestyle such as less physical activities than before, more and more people suffer from the lifestyle …

Everything You’ve Never Been Told About the Pullup

The pull up is a “should-be” universal tester of upper body strength.<p>Truthfully, I’d even settle for the overhead press, but the sad truth is, most …

2016's Greatest Scientific News

2016 has been a great year for science. Not only have amazing breakthroughs been made in medical technology, but <b>thousands of studies have been</b> …

Low Back Pain: A Guide for Coaches and Athletes on Anatomy, Types, and Treatment

When I practiced massage therapy, clients frequently came to me seeking treatment for lower back pain. Now, as a coach, I see that coaches will …

10 kickass fitness jobs besides personal training

Working in the fitness industry isn’t necessarily synonymous with being a trainer. There are a ton of other jobs out there that help makes the …

Exercise

ATP Supplementation Prevents Post-Exercise Drop in ATP, Study Suggests

There’s now one more piece of research supporting the exercise-recovery potential of ATP (adenosine-5’-triphosphate), as TSI USA Inc. (Missoula, MT) …

12 signs you're overtraining

You take your workouts seriously. But have you ever found yourself placing unreasonable demands on your body to the point of overtraining?<p>Rest …

Strength Training is Learning from Tail Events

I was honored to be asked by Mark Rippetoe to write the foreword of [book]. But the reader may ask the following: What does someone whose research is …