barefootn

162 Flips | 7 Magazines | 16 Likes | 1 Follower | @barefootn | Keep up with barefootn on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “barefootn”

How To Ensure The Success Of a DIY Paver Patio Project

The patio is not something you replace or even repair often in most cases. It’s usually a sturdy and durable structure which, once built, can last …

Landscaping

Trail First Aid: Heat Exhaustion and Heat Stroke

The post Trail First Aid: Heat Exhaustion and Heat Stroke appeared first on iRunFar.com.You’ve decided to volunteer at the <i>Muleshoe Bend 60k</i> outside …

Heatstroke

The Revolutionary Bike Safety Breakthrough Every Cyclist Needs - Including You

Bicycles and cars don’t play well together, and between a rapid increase in smartphone-driven distracted driving and the increasing prevalence of quiet electric and hybrid cars which make little or no noise to announce their approach, things on the road are getting more challenging than ever for …

Cycling

25 things to do in wild Scotland

1: See sea eagles soar<p>The sea eagle is the fourth-largest eagle in the world, with a whopping 2.5m wingspan. Though wiped out in Britain by the …

Scotland

The Definitive 10-Step Guide to Building a Do-Anything Core

Working on core strength isn’t a matter of vanity—an effort to turn a dad-bod midsection into a six-pack. (Though it can help.) It’s more of a commitment to kick ass in everything you do.<p>“Core exercises build a foundation of strength for more sport-specific movements,” says Scott Johnston, a …

Workouts

The Viking Raid on the Abbey of Lindisfarne

The Ruins of Lindisfarne Priory, by Thomas Girtin, 1798.<p>On 8 June, 793 AD, Vikings destroyed the <b>abbey on Lindisfarne</b>, a centre of learning that was …

Archaeology

11 Landscaping Hacks That Will Save You Time

Looking for ways to save time and get rid of nagging landscape problems this summer? This collection of landscaping and gardening hacks will give you …

15 Keto Recipes for a Summer Barbecue That Are All Over Pinterest

Diet? You'll forget you're on one with so many delicious eats to choose from.<p>If you’ve decided to try the keto diet, you may be concerned about …

Inspiration to Keep Moving

<i>Keep Moving</i> is a film from James Castro-Griffiths dedicated to his father, Dennis. The pair had always dreamed of exploring Scotland’s Isle of Skye together. But then his father suffered kidney failure. After he passed away, James took the trip and came away with a token of their lifelong …

20 Stunning Raised Garden Bed Ideas That You Need To See

Raised Garden beds are considered one of the most effective gardening techniques due to the numerous advantages they present. The main reason they …

6 Ab-Toning Moves Better Than Crunches

According to a former ballerina turned Pilates pro.<p>A workout routine doesn’t get more tired than when you do the same five—we’ll call them …

Workouts

The Only Dumbbell Exercises You’ll Ever Need

There are hundreds of ways you can use weights to ramp up your workouts. But many basic moves target just one group of muscles, such as the biceps or …

Exercise

Ireland's border country: walking the line and in love with the landscape

Today I’m hiking from Thur Mountain to the Cavan Burren along lanes and among prehistoric relics. This is north-west Ireland, not far from the sea but far enough for me to call it midlands. My route goes from Co Leitrim into Co Cavan, staying close to the border with Northern Ireland. For so long …

Archaeology

The 19-year-old who made his fortune in bitcoin says if you don't become a millionaire in the next 10 years, it's your own fault

German teenager Erik Finman has an unusual success story.<p>When was 12 years old, he realized school wasn't his future. Most of his classmates felt the same, of course, but Finman took action: He made a bet with his parents.<p>His parents promised that if he became a millionaire before his 18th …

12 Genius Walt Disney World Vacation Hacks From a Former Cast Member

Finally, someone who can explain how the heck to use FastPass+.<p>One of the best experiences of my life was the year I spent working at Walt Disney …

Ireland Should Be On Your Trail-Running Bucket List

Ireland doesn’t have the high mountain ranges, internationally known trail races and huge swaths of raw wilderness that typically attract trail …

This super-simple (and free) airport hack lets you skip the line at US Customs

I love a good healthy travel hack as much as the next person—whether it’s ways to stay hydrated on an airplane, catch some zzz’s (even in coach), or …

Flying

The 16-Minute Postrun Yoga Sequence Your Tight Muscles Are Begging For

Stretching before a run is a big no-no, so after you come inside or hop off the treadmill, there's no better time to hit the floor and move through a few yoga poses. This yoga sequence has your tight hamstrings, hips, quads, lower back, and shoulders in mind.<p>Move through this 16-pose sequence on …

Yoga

2018 Goals: Get more sleep. Sleep deprivation is toxic to your health

You can live for about three minutes without air, three days without water and about 21 days without food. But in between food and water, there is something else critically essential: sleep.<p>It turns out you can only live about 11 days without sleep. You can give it a try if you don’t believe me, …

Toxins

5 reasons everyone should own a multimeter

Home improvement addicts really get excited about their power tools. And in the shadow of drills and sanders, the multimeter doesn't get much love. Too bad, because multimeters are just as useful and have become something I recommend to every DIYer.<p>If you don't yet own one, this guide explains ways …

Arduino

Zwift: A Potent Tool for Training

For many of you, half of the first 4 installments in this series were Blah, Blah, Blah. You have no interest in group rides or virtual racing. You’re …

Triathlons

How To Create the Ultimate Indoor Cycling Training Room

I’ve never enjoyed indoor cycling training (what cyclist does?), but it often beats the alternative. Indoor training has its benefits, namely it’s …

MacBook Pro

How to Repair Scratched Hardwood Floors

Hardwood floors are one of the most commonly used flooring materials, and can be found in almost any home. More than likely, you will run into …

The Urban Trail Runner's Guide

Urban sprawl doesn’t have to equal running pavement. Even near the United States’ largest urban areas, bucket-list-caliber trails await those seeking …

Ken Cheng's pound coin gag voted Edinburgh fringe's funniest joke

Comedian who quit Cambridge University for online poker says both his careers are based on ‘extreme punishment or reward’<p>They say comedy can be found in the most banal of subjects, and the 2017 winner of Dave’s Funniest Joke of the Fringe award puts that theory to the test.<p>Related: From scissor …

Looking for Lost Civilizations in Ireland’s Ancient East

In 1981, “Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark” was released into theaters and I was a wee lad of just 5 years old. I’m pretty sure I never …

Ireland

The Three Books That Taught Me How to Survive

Survival doesn’t have to be this ridiculous overblown thing you obsess over: the best way to prepare for it is to build a solid base of fundamental outdoor skills, then to remain calm and confident if you ever do find yourself lost in the woods. Also: it helps to have something sharp with you.<p>Here …

Exploring Ireland’s Ancient East - 7 Things You Need to Know

I love road trips and over the years they’ve become my favorite way to travel. There’s nothing more liberating than having the power to go wherever …

Ireland

This Boxing Workout Will Get You in the Best Shape of Your Life

Round 3: Jump Rope<p>"The more efficiently the heart works as a pump, the better the cardiovascular fitness," says Foster. "There's no better way to …

Workouts

The Best Dog Gear

Owning a dog is unbelievably cheap, especially when you factor in the remarkable improvements it will bring to your health, fitness, and human relationships. But a few well-chosen purchases help make day-to-day life with your dog a little bit easier. Here’s the stuff that works for me and …