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Updated 05/12/21 2:18pm

Study: Pink Drinks Can Help You Run Faster & Farther

From the drop of your shoes to the length of your stride to the wicking performance of clothing you wear, we’re guessing that you probably didn’t spend much time factoring in the color of your drink into your strategy to make you a better runner.…

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National Park Week 2021 Taking Place from April 17-25

The Department of the Interior has announced the dates for National Park Week 2021 — the annual celebration of America’s national parks will run from April 17 to 25. And the first day of that stretch will be free admission! National Park Week (technically a…

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Sea to Summit’s Design Innovates Technical Backcountry Tent Market

Adventure brand Sea to Summit is making a sizable splash with its entry into the technical backcountry tent market — the Alto and the Telos, two lightweight models that are landing in spring 2021. The company is calling it “genre-shifting,” and after seeing the demonstrations…

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LIVSN’s EcoTrek Trail Pant Launches on Kickstarter

LIVSN Designs, a young and innovative outdoor apparel brand, is using Kickstarter to launch its new EcoTrek Trail pants — comfortable, high-performance pants tailored to look good in the city and withstand the harshest outdoor conditions. The proprietary fabric used in the EcoTrek pants, Blue Ocean…

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Study: Wearable Activity Trackers Boost Physical Activity Levels

The effects tend to be small to moderate, but it may be worth prescribing to those who are motivated Smartphone fitness apps and wearable activity trackers do help boost physical activity levels, finds a review and pooled data analysis of the available evidence, published online…

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Embracing Nature May be a Positive COVID-19 Side Effect

What does it take to get some people to go outside and experience nature? For some urban dwellers, it took the COVID-19 pandemic, researchers say. The new study published today by PLOS ONE finds that 26 percent of people visiting parks during early months of…

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Beyond Clothing Unveils Premium Expeditionary Glove Line

For the winter 2020-21 season, Beyond Clothing released a premium three-product expeditionary glove line: the Guide Lite Glove, Guide Glove and Trek Glove System. All of these professional-grade gloves are designed to help keep your adventures moving forward, while each individually provides specific advantages to…

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2021’s Free Entry Days at National Parks are Announced

All National Park Service sites will have six entrance fee-free days in 2021. The federal government says the free days are part of an effort to increase access, promote recreational opportunities, improve visitor facilities and conserve natural and historical treasures in national parks for the…

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Rockay to Offset CO2 Shipping Impact During Black Friday Week

It’s no surprise that more and more companies are finding ways to be sustainable — our industry, and its customer base who loves everything about the outdoors, demands it. Rockay, a Denmark-based performance running sock and apparel company, already has a great sustainability record by…

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Rockay to Expand Performance Apparel Offerings in Coming Weeks

Performance sock and compression company Rockay is ready to take its clothing line to another level in the next few weeks as it debuts an array of running shirts, shorts, tights and accessories under its brand name. Denmark-based Rockay was founded in 2018 by Daniel…

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