Category Archives: Sports Apparel

5 Factors to Consider When Choosing Gloves for Outdoor Activities

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For most outdoor activities, gloves play a vital role in protecting your hands against the cold and harsh elements of the outdoors. At the same time, they aren’t meant to impede you from holding things while wearing them. Whether holding tools for mountaineering or gripping an ice-ax or carabiner, you need to wear them comfortably. […]

What to Wear When Kayaking – Our Buyer’s Guide

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Wearing the right kayaking clothing can make all the difference between a successful and bad experience. From your choice of headgear to footwear, the weather condition primarily affects the suitable gear you need when taking on a water sport like kayaking.  You need something that won’t get you too warm, cold, sunburned, or windburned, so […]

Exercising Outside in Cold Weather: How to Stay Safe

Exercising Outside in Cold Weather: How to Stay Safe Exercising outside is an enjoyable and healthy activity, but can become problematic during the winter months. New difficulties with outdoors exercise arise when the temperatures drop. Chief among these are the dangers to health and well-being inherent in the cold. While it can be tempting to […]

Four Oft-Forgotten But Essential Items You Need for Your Camping Trip

Four Oft-Forgotten But Essential Items You Need for Your Camping Trip You have been rushing around for days to ensure everything is ready for that weekend camping trip. You’ve booked a campsite, prepared a tent and some sleeping bags, and even packed a cooler with cans of your favorite brand of beer. However, nagging doubts […]

Five Tips for Staying Comfortable in the Great Outdoors

Five Tips for Staying Comfortable in the Great Outdoors Many people associate outdoor activities such as hiking or camping with being uncomfortable, cold, or dirty. Nature can be breathtaking and great fun when you take the right approach. The trick to enjoying your time outside is learning how to maintain personal comfort in the elements. […]

Factors To Consider Before Winter Camping

Factors To Consider Before Winter Camping Before camping during winter, remember it’s a different scenario, even if your normal home climate isn’t the best for outdoor living. It’s not just a matter of being colder and/or wetter, there are lots of things to consider if you want to camp safely in winter. If you’re well […]

Birdwatching for Beginners: 5 Tips to See More Birds

Birdwatching for Beginners: 5 Tips to See More Birds There is a lot to be gained by taking up birdwatching as a hobby. You will get outside, learn more about your local ecology, and exercise new corners of your brain. If you talk to a seasoned birder, their wealth of knowledge can be somewhat intimidating. […]

Going Hiking? Break in Your Boots First

Going Hiking? Break in Your Boots First By Susan M. Keenan Going Hiking? You better break in your new boots first if you know what’s good for your feet. Even good intentions sometimes go awry, so it is important that you go about the business of adjusting your feet to those new boots properly so […]