As 2017 comes to a close, we take a look back at which health and wellness stories drew the most interest over the past 12 months.
From trail running and hiking tips, to how to eat a healthier diet for an active lifestyle, these topics drove the most clicks and engagement from our readers.
Below, we count down the top wellness stories you loved most this year.
Altra founder Golden Harper (who knows just about everything you could possibly want to learn about trail running and the body) taught us the basic mechanics of how to carry our body along any trail safely and effectively.
In an effort to conserve precious cooler space, pack these snacks to enjoy on your next short-term camping trip.
After a rigorous workout, whether cardio or strength training, the one common ingredient is nutrition. Here’s what your body really needs to recover.
There is growing evidence that our society’s generally carb-heavy diet isn’t the healthiest option for most of us. Luckily, there is a growing list of alternative lifestyle options gaining popularity. Enter the ketogenic diet.
The most effective method of readying your body for the rigors of the trail is consistent stretching. This story highlights what we suggest.
If you spend a lot of time outdoors and have reluctance toward using chemicals as a defense against these pesky critters, we can relate. Here are a few natural remedies to keep bugs (especially mosquitoes) under control.
Vegan ultra-marathoner, and founder of the “No Meat Athlete” movement, Matt Frazier released some of his favorite plant-based recipes in the No Meat Athlete Cookbook. Here’s a look at just a few.
Intermittent fasting could be the secret to a prolonged life span, increased cognitive function, and a myriad of other health benefits. For those not familiar, this story is a crash course on this lifestyle trend.
For a long time, it's been a “no-no” to discuss, and for some runners it may have even been a closet recreational activity. But as it gains popularity as legalization continues, more and more athletes are opening the discussion of cannabis use and their training.
Think of qigong as the grandmother of tai chi, an ancient Asian practice -- and one of the four branches of traditional Chinese medicine -- that combines gentle breathing, flowing movements and mindful meditation. One of the “best kept secrets,” qigong is poised to take off.
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