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The Top 20 British Walks

Outdoors / News / National Parks / Hiking / Walking

The Top 20 British Walks

If you missed our recent Top 20 British Walks with the Telegraph you can still get them online and download really useful PDF’s of all 20 which give you all the details you need to get out and explore these amazing routes.

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24/04/2014

LIVE SEVEN YEARS LONGER THROUGH REGULAR EXERCISE

Outdoors / The Pack / Andrew Murray

LIVE SEVEN YEARS LONGER THROUGH REGULAR EXERCISE

Doctor Andrew Murray, sports medicine doctor who works for the Scottish Government promoting physical activity says Scotland’s life expectancy rates could increase severely if the population became more active. 30 minutes of exercise five times a week or simply walking for 30 minutes five times a week can increase life expectancy by 7.2 years. Not only does regular exercise bring physical benefits with it but also it makes people happier than the ones that are inactive.

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21/04/2014

Win the Ultimate Trail Running Experience with Merrell

Outdoors / The Pack / Travel / Expeditions / Trail Running / Jake Thompsett

Win the Ultimate Trail Running Experience with Merrell

Whether you run on fells, up mountains or through woody trails we are giving you the chance to win a fantastic outdoor experience to indulge the adventurer in you.
WIN a weekend in the Brecon Beacons with Merrell Ambassador & Expedition Leader Jake Thompsett!  You could win a two day mountain running skills workshop learning navigation, nutrition and training techniques from a pro. 
We have five places up for offer so head over to https://www.facebook.com/MerrellUK  to enter now, T&C’s apply and can be found below.

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16/04/2014

FAITH'S 14 WEEKS MARATHON TRAINING PLAN

Outdoors / The Pack / Faith Shorney

FAITH'S 14 WEEKS MARATHON TRAINING PLAN

I see it every day, over worked legs pounding the road or the trails, fighting for energy, worn out from too many miles. The injuries that come a few weeks before race day, the aches and pains and grimacing looks of runners who have lost their love for the outdoors because they’ve racked up a few too many miles this week; we’ve seen you all before. Surely there has to be another way?

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16/04/2014

Outdoor Fitness Magazine's Editor Jonathan Manning about his experience of last year's Man vs Mountain event

Outdoors / Events / Guest Blog

Outdoor Fitness Magazine's Editor Jonathan Manning about his experience of last year's Man vs Mountain event

Fall off your bike or tumble from a horse and the advice is universal – get back in the saddle straightaway. The longer you leave it the harder it becomes to face up to your fears. Well I’ve managed to leave it six months since my bruising encounter with Mount Snowdon before confronting my demons.

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06/04/2014

HOW TO STAY SAFE IN THE MOUNTAINS

Outdoors / The Pack / Katie Roby / Travel / Expeditions

HOW TO STAY SAFE IN THE MOUNTAINS

Katie Roby is an experienced ultra trail runner and volunteer for the Mountain Rescue Team in the Brecon Beacons. Here her top 5 tips to stay safe in the mountains:

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04/04/2014

Mountain Rescue Team

Outdoors / The Pack / Katie Roby

Mountain Rescue Team

Katie Roby talks about what it's like to work for the Mountain Rescue Team

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03/04/2014

Yoga for Runners

Outdoors / The Pack / Faith Shorney

Yoga for Runners

Faith Shorney about the benefits of yoga for other sports

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31/03/2014

Might Contain Nuts

Outdoors / The Pack / Katie Roby / Trail Running

Might Contain Nuts

Might Contain Nuts is the event organiser of the Welsh Ultra Running Series. Katie Roby, Merrell Pack Leader and winner of the Female Open Series 2013, took part in the first round this year last weekend and again, came first lady!

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27/03/2014

STUNNING LOCH KATRINE

Outdoors / The Pack / Events / Andrew Murray / Trail Running

STUNNING LOCH KATRINE

The third 1st place of the year. Doc Andrew Murray wins the Loch Katrine Run http://antarcticodyssey.co.uk/loch-katrine-running-festival/

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25/03/2014

The Land of Fire and Ice - Travelling in Iceland

The Pack / Travel / Expeditions / Jake Thompsett

The Land of Fire and Ice - Travelling in Iceland

Jake Thompsett about his favourite place to travel

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18/03/2014

Faith Shorney - Discovering the World From the Outside

Outdoors / The Pack / Travel / Faith Shorney

Faith Shorney - Discovering the World From the Outside

Faith about her plans for this summer

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17/03/2014