Archive for the ‘INSPIRATIONAL’ Category

January 3rd, 2015 | By | 127 Comments

Saturday Salute | A Fresh Start The Benefits of Lemon Water

Looking for a fresh start to the new year? A realistic resolution perhaps? Instead of committing to a liquid diet for the next week, take a note from Kelly Slater and start each morning off with a glass of warm water with lemon. Baby steps here.
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December 27th, 2014 | By | 169 Comments

How To Do Puerto Rico in A Week A series on finding adventure, stoke, and a killer workout in the Great Outdoors from Johnie Gall of Dirtbag Darling.

I’m sitting in a cafe in Lajas, Puerto Rico, chewing on a chunk of fried white cheese, a warm breeze skipping across the table, the salt on my body so thick it feels like a second skin. We’re the only ones who speak English, so when laughter erupts from the other end of the restaurant, we can only speculate—but it’s that content type of musing that comes from being in a new place that simultaneously feels so familiar. We’re tired, beaten by the sun, scabs forming on our scrapes, camera memory cards begging for reprieve, smiles unfailing, $8 tickets for a night boat ride through the bay tucked under our plates. So this is Puerto Rico—and now all I can do is wonder how I’m going to convince myself get on that return flight in a few days. (more…)

December 20th, 2014 | By | 177 Comments

Saturday Salute | Top 10 Benefits of Soft Sand Running The Case for Soft Sand Running

If sand between your toes and the possibility for a post-run dip isn’t enough to get you off your butt (or your beach towel) for a beach run, here are 10 other reasons to hit the sand… (more…)

December 7th, 2014 | By | 159 Comments

A Slice of Life | Reusable Bottle


By now, we all know that the situation regarding plastic in our oceans is getting worse and worse. According to environmental awareness website EcoWatch, “one million seabirds and 100,000 marine mammals are killed annually from plastic in our oceans,” and “44 percent of all seabird species, 22 percent of cetaceans, all sea turtle species and a growing list of fish species have been documented with plastic in or around their bodies.”