Ryan Noshay

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I've Been to 100 Caribbean Islands—This Is the One I Always Recommend

The Caribbean is synonymous with idyllic white-sand beaches and azure water, but for traveler and journalist Ashlan Cousteau, that's just one of the …

Caribbean

15 Booty-Enhancing Exercises You Can Do Right at Home (No Equipment Required!)

Your living room or bedroom can sometimes be the best gym. Although weights are key to booty gains, you can still tone your butt without using any equipment in between gym sessions. Whether you're short on time, dumbbells, or even a membership, we've got you covered with the best at-home exercises …

10 Yoga Poses to Do in Bed to Ease Pain and Have the Best Sleep of Your Life

Whether you sit in an office chair all day, like to garden, or are on your feet for extended periods of time, you're probably no stranger to sore …

Flash Gordon’s PCT 2018 Gear List

Let’s get right to the gear.<br>You can check out my LighterPack list here.<br>Base Weight = 13.28 poundsA few points before we dive in.<br>–I am hiking with my …

The Things I Carry, My 2018 AT Gear List

I put together a list of my 2018 gear list. The items are separated into categories and there are brief descriptions and rationales for my …

Backpacking

Top 10 Best Packable, Ultralight Tents for Backpacking 2018

Finding the right tent for your back country treks is no easy task. If you’re a serious backpacker then your backpack is almost always a …

Gear, Check. Flight, Check. I'm Ready to Go

The last few months have flown by. All my training plans, blog plans, and general taking care of things have gone by the wayside, something which I …

Reduce Tension with Progressive Muscle Relaxation

<b>Move To Your Neck.</b> Next, completely tense your neck and shoulders, again inhaling and counting to eight. Then exhale and relax. Again, this step can …

27 Ab Workouts to Rock Your Amazing Core — Especially For Women

Hate crunches but want abs? No problem. Love crunches? We do happen to have them here. In fact, there is truly something for <i>everyone</i> in our handy dandy collection of ab workouts, specifically for women. From two-minute Pilates routines to 20-minute oblique sculptors, we're here to help you target …

Warning: You'll Probably Quit the Gym After Doing This At-Home Workout — It's That Good

You don't need a gym membership [1], fancy studio, or even a lot of time to get in shape. What you do need is a solid workout and dedication. We'll provide the workout, you just need to give it your all. This short and sweet circuit targets every single muscle in the body and gets your heart rate …

9 yoga poses to help you live your most healthy, vibrant life

In the midst of a heart-pumping workout, you’re probably <i>not</i> contemplating the long-term consequences of every single burpee and plank jack on your …

Yoga

My Evolving Gear List: How my Pack Lost 10 Pounds

When I began backpacking, about a year and a half ago, my base weight was around 23-25 pounds. I’m saying around because I never actually weighed my …

Backpacking

Kid-Friendly Recipes for Hiking and Road Trip Snacks

Winter may be a time to regroup and relax, but it’s also a great time to plan future adventures! There’s a lot of dreaming going on around here. What …

Healthy Eating

18 Essential Classics to Read Before You Die

Various<p>If one-stop shopping for the classics appeals to you, look no further than this box set. It features eighty books celebrating a wide range of classic literature from drama to poetry, and fiction to history, and includes works from Walt Whitman, Edgar Allan Poe, Joseph Conrad and many …

Literature

Top Backpacks on the AT: Results from the 2017 Hiker Survey

In this installment of The Trek’s 2017 Hiker Survey, we cover backpacks and shake downs. We asked hikers about the frame type, capacity, brand, and …

Backpacking

Sierra Designs Cloud 35 Sleeping Bag Review

The Sierra Designs Cloud 35 Sleeping Bag is similar to SD’s Backcountry Beds but much lighter weight. It has a loose coverlet like the Backcountry …

How to Prepare Your Feet for a Thru-Hike

Hey, Class of 2018! You’re probably nervous as hell about your impending through-hike. I know I am, despite (or because of?) the fact that I’ve …

Why a Foam Roller Will Change Your Life (and How to Do It)

Whether you've recently kickstarted a new workout plan for the New Year, you're trying to exercise more, or you're just trying to keep up with your …

Massage Therapy

The 30-Minute Abs Workout Program: Chisel your obliques with rotational moves on day 3

Artiga Photo / Getty<p>Artiga Photo / Getty<p><b>Duration</b> 30<p><b>Exercises</b> 3<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>Most abs workouts are focused on a single motion: contracting your abs as …

56 timeless hikes you can do all year round near Vancouver

Winter is here, but that’s no reason to stop hiking, especially when Metro Vancouver and beyond has so many trails to see our coast, lakes, rivers, …

The Best Gifts for Thru-Hikers

So your nephew wants to drop out of law school and hike the whole Pacific Crest Trail next year. Awesome. Let his parents worry about responsible life choices—it’s your job to make sure he has the proper gear to get him through the long haul.<p>Not all backpacking gear is meant to handle the rigors of …

My 2018 PCT Gear!

Water Stuff!<p>Filter:<p>Went for the regular Sawyer over the Mini because of the higher flow rate.<p>Main Reservoir:<p>I love the quick release on this. It’s …

Backpacking

Ultralight Backpacking Gift Guide | Holiday Gift Guide

The easiest way to light up an outdoor lover’s face is to invite them on a trip, or get them a sweet piece of gear. We’re hoping you have the trip …

100 Trips Everyone Should Take In Their Lifetime, According to the World's Top Travel Experts

These unique vacation excursions are stunning. 😍<p>No matter how many countries you’ve been to, there’s always somewhere new to discover.<p>But with so …

15 Best Selling Bushcraft Books: Most Popular Wilderness Survival Guides

A long while back, close to when we originally started penning this blog, I published an article about the most popular/best selling survival books …

Selling

10 Amazing Bodybuilding Exercises to Help You Get The Perfect Body

You can do all the lifting you want, but lets face it, when you are a natural bodybuilder the progress comes much slower than in “chemically …

The Way of the Wolf: How to Trek the Pacific Crest Trail, as told by through-hiker Rozanne Pilbeam

<b>Ever dreamed of hiking the Pacific Crest Trail?</b><p>Now is the time to start planning for the epic 4,279-kilometre crown jewel of long-distance trekking …

The Katadyn BeFree Is the Best Filter for Backpacking

Last summer, Katadyn released a new water filtration system called BeFree. It is a direct competitor to the venerated Sawyer Squeeze system, the current gold standard for backpacking filters. After using it on multiple trips over the past year, I’m convinced that the BeFree is the best water filter …