How to Visit the Wildest National Park in the U.S.

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How to Visit the Wildest National Park in the U.S.
62 Parks Traveler started with a simple goal: to visit every U.S. national park. Avid backpacker and public-lands nerd Emily Pennington saved up, built out a tiny van to travel and live in, and hit the road, practicing COVID-19 best safety protocols along the way. The parks as we know them are rapid...

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Welcome to the Future of Outside

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Pop quiz: name the first person to grace the cover of Outside magazine. Reinhold Messner? A worthy candidate, but wrong. Robert Redford? Nope. Also a strong guess, but he didn’t show up until 1978. The correct answer, of course, is none other than seventies country-rock superstar Linda Rons...

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Ask a Gear Editor Your Most Puzzling Questions

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Ask a Gear Editor Your Most Puzzling Questions
Have you ever wondered how to strap a kayak on the roof of your car? Or the most efficient way to keep your knives sharp? Or how frequently you should clean your hydration bladder? We’re here for you. In our new monthly column, Ask a Gear Editor, we’ll answer readers’ most bewildering equipment quan...

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How Mental Training Can Make You Physically Stronger

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How Mental Training Can Make You Physically Stronger
Close your eyes and imagine this scene. You’re entering the weight room. You sit down on a bench and collect your thoughts, recalling how many sets and reps you plan to do, with how much weight and how much rest. Now you head over to the Smith machine, unrack the bar, and prepare to do a back squat:...

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Don’t Buy What Wellness Influencers Are Selling

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Don’t Buy What Wellness Influencers Are Selling
Wellness influencers build audiences for themselves on the merit of having an enviable lifestyle, body, or aesthetic. From there it’s easy for them to position themselves as qualified to give advice on how to live more like they do. But having a six-pack doesn’t make you a trainer, and following a r...

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Strategic workforce focuses on safety at work and play

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https://www.theredstonerocket.com/military_scene/article_0d08c34c-df3b-11eb-ae82-bf9616791107.html With June being National Safety Month, the Space and Missile Defense Command took a day to focus on safety as well as the physical and mental health of its employees. SMDC hosted a Safety and SHARP A...

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MCA collaborate with HSE to create tool to improve health and safety attitudes at sea

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www.hellenicshippingnews.com/mca-colla… The Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) has collaborated with the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) to build on the existing Safety Climate Tool by making it more applicable to the Maritime industry. The tool is designed to assess the attitudes of ind...

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4 Ways to Help Reduce Ocean Pollution

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4 Ways to Help Reduce Ocean Pollution
Everyone knows we need to curb single-use plastic and work harder to reverse global warming. But what habits and actions make the most sense to adopt? We asked four of Hydro Flask’s Refill For Good advocates—scientists, activists, and artists working to curb the ocean plastics crisis—about how...

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