Rod Fontenot

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Can Eating More Fat Make You a Better Runner?

Our writer tested the theory while training for a marathon—with surprising results.<p>“I just want to stand here a minute,” I say, pausing in front of a gleaming bakery case. I’m three weeks into training for a marathon. I’m also on a controversial low-carb, high-fat diet, and despite the fact that …

Sardinia's top 10 beaches: white sands and turquoise waters

Even in a country where gorgeous beaches are two a penny, the Italians admit that those in Sardinia are particularly <i>bellissima</i>. The island regularly tops polls of the world’s best beaches, with <i>spiagge</i> ranging from the rugged, cliff-backed coves of the east to the dune-flanked strands of the …

This Is The Gear That Took Me To Southeast Asia

What clothes, gadgets, and backpack does a photographer and writer for an adventure travel site rely on when he's going to Asia and travelling light? …

Cuba's Playa Paraiso Beach Named Among World's Best, Because Of COURSE Cuba Has A Secret Paradise

We can think of many reasons to go to Cuba -- it's not like we <i>needed</i> one of the best beaches on the planet to lure us there.<p>But hey, we'll take it if you're offering.<p>Playa Paraiso Beach, on Cuba's Cayo Largo, was recently crowned one of the top beaches in the world in TripAdvisor's annual …

Wingnut's 2014 Appalachian Trail Journal

This evening we hiked through pretty rocks with twisted and stunted pines. It is so far removed from the lands we camped in just 24 hours ago. We are …

Hiking

Florida by Land: Sleep in the Wilderness

Tucked away in some of Florida’s wildest spaces are cabins, huts, and other back-to-nature hideaways.<p>Tucked away in some of Florida’s wildest spaces are cozy cabins, barebones huts, and other back-to-nature hideaways offering unbeatable amenities such as wildlife viewing, campfire circles, and easy …

Hiking

10 of the Most Impressive and Exhausting Hiking Routes

For many, synonymous with the word “crusade” is A few hours walking the Transition, Which is more like A Walk good. But These Stories – no more than …

Hiking

How to Make the Best Italian-American Meatball Sandwich

More<p>Sandwiches<p>Tips and tricks for making the best sandwiches at home.<p>What do you get when you have a killer meatball recipe and several great tomato sauce recipes? Easy: the fixings for all kinds of amazing meals.<p>You can eat them as-is, the way I presented them in my Italian-American meatball …