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December 2, 2014

How to Stay Warm in Winter

By: Eric Larsen
Find tips to stay warm from Eric Larsen. Keeping warm in winter is essential for avid adventurers looking to stay outside. Use Larsen’s ways to stay warm in winter. More
Enjoy the offseason while staying in shape with holiday fitness tips from Merrell. This Christmas, fitness doesn’t have to be a focal point, nor does it have to fall by the wayside. More
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November 18, 2014

Keep Warm and Carry on Adventuring

By: Tim Meek
Changing weather doesn’t mean family adventures have to stop. Check out these tips and winter activities for families. More
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November 11, 2014

3 Cold-Weather Running Tips

By: Fred Keeling
Whether you’re running in the rain or snow you need proper outdoor clothing and footwear to keep you warm. Find out how to be ready for cold-weather running. More
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November 4, 2014

Tips for Alpine Adventures

By: Laraine Wyn Jones
Check out these tips to make your Alpine adventures unforgettable. When you have the proper running or hiking footwear as well as some comfort gear, your trip to the Alps will be more smooth and enjoyable. More
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October 28, 2014

How to Avoid Bug Bites

By: Louis Bedwell
Get tips on bug protection from Merrell. Stay bug free with insect-repellent clothing and other tips to avoid bug bites and creepy crawlies on the trail. More
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October 24, 2014

5 Running Tips for Busty Girls

By: Emily Bell
It’s easy to underestimate the importance of sports bras, but finding the right sports bra can make your run a lot more enjoyable. More
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October 14, 2014

How to dress for after sport

By: Laraine Wyn Jones
What to wear for after-sport activities. From the drive home to a pint with friends, packing after-sport shoes/sandals and apparel can make your post-hike or run activities more enjoyable. More
Get tips on hiking and camping with your dog from Merrell. From dog-friendly trails to food and more, make sure you have what your best backpacking partner needs. More
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September 30, 2014

How to get ready for an adventure day

By: Anna McNuff
Avoid last-minute camping trip stress with these tips around how to plan an adventure day. From having the right camping equipment, to checking the weather, you’ll be more prepared for your next trip. More
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September 23, 2014

How to Pitch a Tree Tent

By: Tim Meek
Discover the benefits of hanging tree tents when camping on rough or undesirable terrain – or when you just want a new adventure! More
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September 16, 2014

How To Becoming a Running Pacer

By: Max Willcocks
Thinking of being a running pacer? Check out these tips on how to pace someone and be an encourager on race day. More
Check out these tips on how to improve your running time and set a new PR. Speedworkouts and proper recovery could be key to how to train to run faster. More
Find out how to have an adventure when you work 9-5. Even little outdoor activities and ability to get away for a day can satiate adventure junkies. More
Learn how to stay cool in heat and avoid hyperthermia or heat stress by regulating body temperature with our hot weather safety tips. More
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August 22, 2014

How to survive a bear attack

By: The Pack Team
Bear attacks are rare, but how do you make sure you don't end up as a statistic? This Merrell inforgraphic will tell you everything you need to know... More
If there's one way to breathe life into the stories of your adventures, it's to film it. Having spent 20 years as a professional cameraman, shooting celebrities and explorers, here are Mungo's three top tips on how to shoot an adventure ensure it gets seen. More
Be ready for backcountry fishing with tips for fishing without a pole. If you’re wondering how to catch fish with minimal fishing gear, we’ll tell you how to do it with just a line, stick, weights, lures and hooks so you’re ready for survival fishing, should you ever need to be. More
Get tips on biking to work for a morning commute that leaves you feeling fit and fresh. Whether you bike to work solo, with a friend or in a group it’s important to be prepared, so check out our information on how to bike to work to get started. More
Check out these ways to get in shape while doing what you do every day. From walking at lunch to calf raises in the kitchen, these tips to get fit and keep moving will quickly make a difference in your fitness and energy level. More
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July 29, 2014

How to Kayak

By: Emily Bell
Follow our tips for kayaking for beginners. From kit selection to proper technique, we’ll help make kayaking for the first time easier. More
Get tips for the best camping gear for kids when setting up sleeping arrangements for your trip. From tents to tarpaulin shelters, plan your family camp out. More
Discover the benefits of a running buddy or running club. Running with a group or partner can keep you accountable, help you stay motivated, and keep you from making unsafe decisions. More
Do you bring music on a run or listen to the sights and sounds of the world around you? There's no right or wrong answer, and each have their own merits, but let's assume you are a music lover. How do you get the best running playlist to inspire you to outperform your best times and really leave it all out there on the trail or pavement? More
Get tips on preparing family camping meals with these recipes from the Meeks. From mixing up trail mix for kids to breakfast, lunch and dinner camping meals, these ideas will keep them (and you) fuelled and focused on adventure. More
Get tips for planning a trip on the fly from Merrell. Wondering how to plan your next adventure? We’ll give you tips on how to plan a trip quickly so you can get underway. More
When Team Merrell took part in the GODZone adventure race earlier in March, they were lucky to have Graham Bird at the helm to lead them, one of the best navigators in the adventure racing world. So before the team set off on their 529km journey through some of New Zealand's most wild country, we asked him for his top tips on now to navigate with a map and compass. More
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June 17, 2014

Training While Injured

By: Laraine Wyn Jones
Learn how to stay in shape when injured by creating a modified training plan to accommodate your running injury. Cross-training workouts and strength training while injured can help you keep fit. More
Learn how to clean sports water bottles and hydration bladders to avoid germs during training and racing season. More
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June 3, 2014

Outdoor Activities for Families

By: Tim Meek
The good thing about adventure is that it can be whatever you want it to be. It’s something you can define for yourself, because there is no right or wrong. More
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May 13, 2014

Hiking with Kids

By: Jonathan Orr
Use these hiking tips for kids to have a great time enjoying the outdoors together. Camping and hiking with kids doesn’t need to be stressful – nor does it need to hold you back from the adventure! Taking your kids hiking teaches them to love the outdoors – something they’ll carry with them forever. More
Check out these downhill mountain biking tips to let gravity help you race or ride. Riding a mountain bike downhill and maintaining a competitive edge can be tricky if it’s new to you – but these tips will help. More
Sometimes it can feel difficult to go on adventures if you have a full time job. Laraine Wyn Jones gives her five top tips on how to become a part time adventurer More
For James Cargnie, the real joy of adventure travel photography is the luxury of time. Time to play, explore and create, unlike anything work related! Follow James's tips so that you return from your break with images that really capture the magic of travel in the outdoors. More
For the casual runner, road running shoes suffice for almost all purposes. However, once you start to deviate off the beaten track and discover trails, then a decent set of trail running shoes will be an excellent investment. Toe bumpers, ankle support, resilient uppers, rock protection in the outsole - trail running shoes have it all. More
Most people associate trekking poles, quite naturally, with trekking, Nordic walking or cross country skiing. I was one of those people. More
If you love cycling and sightseeing then a bike trip might be just what the doctor ordered to rekindle that spirit of adventure. Some people call it a bike trip and some people call it a tour, but either way it means you’re going to ride from city to city and explore what that state, country, or continent has to offer. More
You never regret doing exercise, but you always regret skipping a session. It obviously makes you feel better, so why is it so hard to fit exercise into your routine? More
Believe it or not, you can run an ultramarathon. The only prerequisite is that you must want to run further than 26.2 miles. As they say: where there’s a will there’s a way. More
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March 21, 2014

Marathon Training Top Tips

By: Tobias Mews
Once you’ve taken the plunge and actually entered a marathon, often committing yourself to raising vast sums of money for charity, the next stage is to actually start running. This can be a daunting prospect for the uninitiated. Here are a few things you’ll need to consider. More

Improve your outdoor fitness and hiking knowledge with how-to tips from The Pack. Whether you're wondering how to run on trails, how to camp with kids or how to hike at high elevations, we have the answers. Check out our articles to find helpful information for all your outdoor adventures from trip prep to what to do when things don't go as planned. And don't forget to browse our collection of men's and women's outdoor apparel, hiking boots, trail running shoes and more to be even better prepared as you venture outside.

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