Pole, Peddle, Paddle, the iconic adventure race held at Bend, in Central Oregon, prepares for it's 2009 running.
Live coverage on GreatOutdoors.com Saturday, May 17: The 2008 U.S. Bank Pole Pedal Paddle, Central Oregon's premiere multi-sport adventure race, with relay legs in six different outdoor sports, will happen on Saturday. Follow the action live only on GreatOutdoors.com, as our team of crack correspondents follow the action leg by leg.
Rowing may be the fastest growing paddle sport in North America, stealthily increasing in popularity as it offers a sense of adventure with a healthy dose of fitness.
A few tips on keeping hydrated while playing outdoors in the winter.
What to eat to keep you going on the slopes, the trail or the mountain.
Look into the pantry of backcountry gourmet Annie Getchell for ideas to spark up camping cuisine.
Voluntary torture or a fun way to get in shape? Steve Edwards enlists.
Face plants, endos, whippers -- whatever your catastrophic deceleration of choice, it takes a toll on your body. Annie Getchell details the prevention and treatment of today's outdoor enthusiast.
The lowdown on sunscreen. Don't leave home without it.
Who needs the gym? Now you can weight train on the road or near the river. It just takes a couple of rocks and the right moves.
There's few things as intoxicating as the desert sun. There's also few things as deadly.
Trashed on the beach while your paddling friends are feeling great? They may not be Super Paddlers; you may have just forgotten the basics of fluids and foods.
Thirst quenchers - To drink or not to drink, that is the question.
Although the scenery isn't as good as the real thing, your fitness will be for real.
Warm up and stretch out before and after your snow rides to prevent stress and strain on those muscles, tendons, and ligaments.
A drop-out of the corporate world, Dave 'Bigfoot' Felkley, Colorado's snowshoe guru, advocates a simple life and a winter walk (or run) in the woods.
What is fitness? Are you fit? What is the best way to become fit?
If you could choose one exercise, what should it be?
Conditioning through phase training--what do the phases do for you.
Sun Salutations - a meditative, morning ritual.