The Benefits of Camping + Backyard Camping Ideas

The Benefits of Camping + Backyard Camping Ideas

By Stacy Walden

Many of us can recall our favorite outdoor adventure as a child. Whether it was while away at a recreational camp with friends or right in your backyard with family, the rejuvenation that comes from nature is like no other.

But now that many wilderness camps are no longer in session due to COVID-19, it’s sad to see your children miss out on those experiences. The thrill of embarking on an adventure helps kids not only explore but become more familiar with the outdoors improving read more

Being Pandemic Prepared: A COVID-19 Pandemic Lesson

What to Have Prepared in Case of a Pandemic A COVID 19 Lesson

By Samantha Rupp

If you were caught off guard by the COVID-19 pandemic, you certainly weren’t the only one. Amid local governments putting lockdowns and quarantine measures into place, individuals and families across the country found themselves unprepared to deal with a pandemic and, in many cases, they panicked. Local grocery stores ran short on canned food and other non-perishables, in addition to personal hygiene items like toilet paper, disinfecting wipes, and face masks.

However, the more read more

Improving your skin for the outdoors: DermRollers Review

DermRollers Review

By Jessica Shouse

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You may have heard of microneedling. This noninvasive skincare routine “heals and restores skin by creating microscopic punctures on its surface, thereby stimulating the production of elastin and collagen and boosting the body’s natural healing response.” The new second-generation DermRoller is available now at www.dermrollers.com.

“DermRollers was founded by a dermatologist and a holistic health enthusiast when they discovered what they called the “Holy Grail” read more

9 Contact Lens Safety Tips For Outdoor Enthusiasts

By Faye Napigkit

Being outdoors is a lot of fun, especially if you’re with your friends. However, spending time outdoors can be a hassle for contact lens wearers because they have to take additional precautions.

The great thing is that it doesn’t have to be a hassle. Whether you’re planning on going camping, hiking or trail running, or doing any sort of outdoor activity, here are nine contact lens safety tips that will enable you to maximize your enjoyment of nature.

Wear daily disposable contact lenses.

Wearing read more

Your First Hiking Adventure: Science-Backed Ways to Conquer Anxiety

Your First Hiking Adventure

By Caitlin Evans

I haven’t always been the outdoorsy type of person. Sure, I had always preferred walking instead of driving, and during the warmer months, my bicycle is my most prized possession, but hiking and camping were something entirely different. Somehow, I had always thought of them as reserved for hardcore nature enthusiasts willing to get sweaty, muddy, and unafraid of bugs or snakes.

But as I started spending more time writing and studying on my computer, I realized that I craved being read more

Staying Healthy on the Trail: Nutrition Tips for Solo Hikers

Nutrition Tips for Solo Hikers

By Caitlin Evans

Hiking alone can be an exhilarating, terrifying, life-altering, and excruciating experience.

Having just seen Wild for the first time a couple of months ago (and having berated myself for not watching it earlier), I was amazed at how the challenges and setbacks faced by a first-time solo female hiker have been accurately fleshed out in a couple of hours.

If you are getting ready to head read more

Hiking and Chronic Conditions: Is it Possible to Make it Work?

Hiking and Chronic Conditions

By Caitlin Evans

I wasn’t always hooked on hiking as a form of physical exercise.

At first, my weekend excursions were about spending time with friends. We’d get up relatively early on a Saturday or Sunday morning and head to a nearby national park where we’d cover 5-10 miles, depending on the weather and route. But, it turned out, the more time I spent this way in nature, the more I realized how beneficial it was to my physical and mental health.

And that’s no surprise. After all, read more

5 Innovative Hygienic Camping Products for Women

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One of the most relevant aspects associated with backpacking and camping is minimalism. The entire adventure requires you to leave most of your things at home and rely on just a few essentials that will let you survive a few days outdoors. Backpacking and camping do not also give you adequate space for all your feminine hygiene products. In fact, there are instances when the areas you visited do not come with shower facilities and restrooms.

However, this should read more

How to Camp and Travel with a Bad Back

Camping and Travelling with a bad back

By Elise Morgan

Those of us who love adventuring don’t ever want to stop, and we certainly aren’t going to let the years keep us from travelling. But as time marches on, many people find it more and more difficult to travel and venture outdoors.

One of the most common hurdles is a bad back. If your back pain is making you feel like your adventuring days are behind you, here are some tips to camp and travel with a bad back.

Pack smarter, not lighter.

It can be really tempting to pack fewer things to keep your backpack/luggage read more

Being Outdoors For a Fast Medical Recovery

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There are many reasons why being outdoors for a fast medical recovery actually works.

By Mia Johnson

There are numerous reasons and benefits of being out on the open, especially somewhere where the air is clean and the weather and temperature is just right. From time to time we all need to escape from the hustle and bustle of daily life and from a stressful working environment, however, when you need to recover after surgery, there is no better way than heading outdoors. Camping and generally being read more

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