February 2016

Top 5 Health and Fitness Myths Busted

By Jess Daddio | 25 Feb 16
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Considering taking on a new diet, buying the latest style of running shoe, or saving up for an at-home juicer? Check out what our experts had to say on the five most common health and fitness myths before you do.

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Taking Back the Gauley

By Lucie Hanes | 17 Feb 16
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“Once I got out on the Gauley, my hands shook with each pull through the water, and in the opening rapids, I had trouble rallying the power that I needed to steer myself.”

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Trail Mix | New Albums from Larry Keel and Malcolm Holcombe

By Jedd Ferris | 11 Feb 16
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Fast Hands and Hard Truths: New albums from Larry Keel and Malcom Holcombe.

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The Blue Ridge Bucket List

By Jess Daddio | 08 Feb 16
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The Must-Do’s for those living and playing in the Blue Ridge

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Phil Phelan’s Multi-day Essentials

By Graham Averill | 04 Feb 16
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Adventure runner Phil Phelan’s go-to gear for multiday treks.

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Après Ski

By Graham Averill | 03 Feb 16
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Après ski. There’s no way to say it without sounding like a complete douche, and yet no two words in any language get me as excited.

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Heroes of the Trail | 5 Inspiring Regional Runners

By Mason Adams | 02 Feb 16
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Meet 5 of the Region’s Most Inspiring Runners.

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What’s Keeping Austin Weird?

By Jess Daddio | 01 Feb 16
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Austin Howell has been known to climb in a top hat, naked, and without a rope, but he’s also frequented many hospital beds. What’s keeping Austin psyched on climbing?

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The February Issue of Blue Ridge Outdoors is Live

By BRO Staff | 28 Jan 16
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DEPARTMENTS THE DIRT Freesoloist Austin Howell survives a near-death fall and keeps climbing. QUICK HITS Lance wins a trail race—people get pissed • Chimney Rock expands • Former Olympian runs sub-five mile for 40th consecutive year FLASHPOINT Cut the carbs? Crank up the workout intensity? Juicy detox cure? 5 common fitness myths debunked. THE GOODS…

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