Healthy Backpacking Meals

By juleharle / March 24, 2019 / 0 Comments

Just because you’re going out on a backcountry trip doesn’t mean you must resort to freeze-dried, prepackaged, overly processed dehydrated foods.  It’s ironic actually, that we are physically exerting ourselves & relying on “low prana” foods to sustain us. Prana means “life force” or “vital life energy.” It’s a yogic concept that refers to the…

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Yoga for Hikers & Backpackers

By juleharle / March 20, 2019 / 0 Comments

A day of hiking can leave you with tight quadriceps, calves, hamstrings and hip flexors. Below are some of my favorite yoga postures to help unwind and stretch muscles used when hiking & backpacking.  These are postures I use when I’m out on trips; I might do some during the day while I’m hiking, but…

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Yoga for Paddlers

By juleharle / August 21, 2018 / 0 Comments

Paddling, both whitewater & flat water, can create tension or stiffness in the shoulders from constant rotation, the abdominal obliques from twisting, and hips from keeping the body stable while in the boat. Increasing your range of motion and flexibility in these areas can help reduce risk of injury & keep you on the water…

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