1. TO HELP GET HEALTHIER AND FEEL BETTER, HIKE
  • TO HELP GET HEALTHIER AND FEEL BETTER, HIKE

    • Along with fresh air and breathtaking vistas, hiking offers a host of physical and mental rewards.

      Ever notice how great you feel after completing a hike? It's not just the escape from the indoors that has your spirits elevated. Various studies and articles report that hiking regularly can help you live a healthier, happier life.

      Here's the rundown of some incentives to get out trekking more often:

    BENEFITS OF HIKING

    BENEFITS OF HIKING
    BENEFITS OF HIKING

    HIKING IS AN EXCELLENT WAY TO BURN CALORIES AND BE ACTIVE

    In 60 minutes of hiking (or two miles) the average female can burn up to 430 calories where as the average male can burn up to 550 calories.

    HIKING IS AN EXCELLENT WAY TO BURN CALORIES AND BE ACTIVE

    In 60 minutes of hiking (or two miles) the average female can burn up to 430 calories where as the average male can burn up to 550 calories.

    HIKING IS AN EXCELLENT WAY TO BURN CALORIES AND BE ACTIVE

    In 60 minutes of hiking (or two miles) the average female can burn up to 430 calories where as the average male can burn up to 550 calories.

    HIKING IMPROVES MENTAL HEALTH

    20 minutes of hiking promotes serotonin production and triggers the release of endorphins.

    HIKING IMPROVES MENTAL HEALTH

    20 minutes of hiking promotes serotonin production and triggers the release of endorphins.

    HIKING IMPROVES MENTAL HEALTH

    20 minutes of hiking promotes serotonin production and triggers the release of endorphins.

    HIKING STRENGTHENS BONES

    HIKING STRENGTHENS BONES
    HIKING STRENGTHENS BONES

    HIKING PACKS MORE STEPS IN YOUR DAY

    Men can get an
    average of 7071 steps within 60 minutes or
    two miles of hiking.

    HIKING PACKS MORE STEPS IN YOUR DAY

    Men can get an
    average of 7071 steps within 60 minutes or
    two miles of hiking.

    HIKING PACKS MORE STEPS IN YOUR DAY

    Men can get an
    average of 7071 steps within 60 minutes or
    two miles of hiking.

    Women can get an
    average of 4372 steps within 60 minutes or
    two miles of hiking.

    Women can get an
    average of 4372 steps within 60 minutes or
    two miles of hiking.

    Women can get an
    average of 4372 steps within 60 minutes or
    two miles of hiking.

    HIKING WORKS MANY MAJOR MUSCLE GROUPS

    These include: obliques, abs, lower back, inner/outer thigh, quads, hamstrings, calves, and the ankle knee complex.

    HIKING WORKS MANY MAJOR MUSCLE GROUPS

    These include: obliques, abs, lower back, inner/outer thigh, quads, hamstrings, calves, and the ankle knee complex.

    HIKING WORKS MANY MAJOR MUSCLE GROUPS

    These include: obliques, abs, lower back, inner/outer thigh, quads, hamstrings, calves, and the ankle knee complex.

    HIKING IS GOOD FOR YOUR HEART HEALTH

    Regular trekking can lower blood pressure 4-10 points.

    HIKING IS GOOD FOR YOUR HEART HEALTH

    Regular trekking can lower blood pressure 4-10 points.

    HIKING IS GOOD FOR YOUR HEART HEALTH

    Regular trekking can lower blood pressure 4-10 points.

    • It could help you live longer

      As if keeping you healthy and feeling better weren't enough, hiking can also prolong your life. According to the Iowa State University Dept. of Food Science and Nutrition, every minute of walking can extend your life by 1.5-2 minutes, on average.