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health benefits of trekking or hiking poles

Why I Love My New Trekking Poles

Want to hike with less joint soreness? Try hiking or trekking poles! My very fit 81-year-old mother-in-law turned me on to trekking poles and I can't stop raving about them. She's unstoppable on them. She just completed a 26-mile walking marathon with them and she's signed up for...

coffee the great fitness motivator

Drink Coffee to Improve Your Fitness Plan

When All Else Fails, Drink Coffee and Get Moving In honor of National Coffee Day today, I'm sharing this useful post on all the benefits of caffeine for exercise and fitness performance...

Hiking Ortega Peak in Alamogordo

"Don't Miss" Desert Mountain Hiking: Ortega Peak in Alamogordo One of the best-kept secrets about Alamogordo, New Mexico, is its hiking trails, which are virtually invisible as you drive through the town. Fortunately, I've met some great people in the Alamogordo Trails Meetup Group who are willing to...

Desert Morning in Las Cruces

Here’s a quick peek at what I found on my morning desert walk in Las Cruces today. Before we moved to the Southwest, I envisioned it as being brown and largely barren of plant life – okay, maybe a few cactus. I’m always surprised when I...