The Importance of Hydration: Water on the go

Learning how to hydrate is an important part of being outside in the Arizona summer. Drinking should be simple enough, but it’s not. Sedentary people drink: runners hydrate. When and how to hydrate is an art unto itself. Common logic suggests that we should drink when we’re thirsty. But common logic doesn’t apply to marathon training, with long runs […]

Beat the heat on hiking trails with proper planning

Even as temperatures start to skirt toward triple digits, Arizona’s outdoors call avid athletes and nature lovers in the cool mornings. But too often lately, we’ve heard stories of hikers lost or caught unequipped. A “quick” walk through the mountains that surround the Valley without proper hydration and shoes can turn ugly without planning. So […]