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Rucking and Mental Health: How Rucking Improves Your Outlook
By Michael Easter The pandemic wasn’t great for our mental health. The problem wasn’t just the stress of working in hectic conditions or worrying about getting sick. We spent more time cooped up inside and less time being physically active....
Women and Rucking - Why Rucking is the Best Exercise for Women
Why Rucking is the Best Exercise for Women and What You Need to Know By Michael Easter When I started writing about rucking for my book, The Comfort Crisis, something struck me as I read all the research: Rucking is an...
Training for Summer Air-Travel Chaos
Summer air-travel chaos. This headline continues to be seen day after day across all news outlets and social media channels. Some articles, like this one, suggest specific tips to survive flight cancellations and airport chaos and we’d have to agree...
Training to Travel with Pro Surfer Cody Thompson
Cody Thompson is a professional surfer based in North Florida and this month, he’s embarking on a surf trip to Mexico. We were curious how a professional surfer trained for a trip like this, so we sat down with Cody...
7 Unconventional Ways to Hide Your Miles and get in more Time Under Your Ruck
1. MOW RUCKThis is a tried and true favorite of the community. Add 20 LBS to your back next time you pull out your lawn mower. Not only will you get a resistance and cardio workout in, you will help...
The Case for Rucking Meetings
Rucking Meetings Improve Productivity, Relieve Zoom Fatigue, and Burn More Calories than Walking By Michael Easter   I’ve written at length about the benefits of being a 2-Percenter. You can read more here, if you’re unfamiliar. But the idea comes...