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Get in Shape to Go Trekking

Get in Shape to Go Trekking

You can have a great gym body, but not do so well on your attempt to bag Kilimanjaro or the Cordillera Blanca. How can that be?

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Kilimanjaro – 6 Quick Prep Tips

Kilimanjaro – 6 Quick Prep Tips

Climbing Kilimanjaro is not your ordinary trip and what works for you, sailing in the Caribbean or hiking in the Rockies, will likely not transcend to Tanzania…

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SHOULD YOU TAKE DIAMOX AT HIGH ALTITUDE?

By on February 16, 2017 in Health & Fitness, Mountains, Travel, Trekking with 13 Comments
SHOULD YOU TAKE DIAMOX AT HIGH ALTITUDE?

Many mountain myths have surfaced surrounding this “wonder drug” and we hope to clarify its performance with the following myths and facts.

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HOW TO STAY HEALTHILY HYDRATED ON THE TRAIL

By on January 11, 2017 in Health & Fitness, Travel, Trekking with 0 Comments
HOW TO STAY HEALTHILY HYDRATED ON THE TRAIL

When adventuring in a world where over 90 percent of water is unsafe to drink, it’s a challenge to stay both hydrated and healthy.

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HOW FIT DO YOU NEED TO BE FOR A PERU TREK?

HOW FIT DO YOU NEED TO BE FOR A PERU TREK?

In the portfolio of Tusker treks, Peru is one of the toughest. Find out how strong and in shape you need to be to trek in the Cordillera Blanca Mountains.

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PREPARING FOR ADVENTURE TRAVEL

PREPARING FOR ADVENTURE TRAVEL

The biggest mistake adventure travelers make is inadequately preparing for the physical and mental rigors ahead.

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DO YOU HIKE OR CLIMB MT. KILIMANJARO?

By on March 10, 2015 in Health & Fitness, Kilimanjaro with 1 Comment
DO YOU HIKE OR CLIMB MT. KILIMANJARO?

The challenge of Mount Kilimanjaro is referred to as both a hike and climb. Which describes it best?

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TRAINING FOR A KILIMANJARO CLIMB TO PREVENT INJURIES

By on March 5, 2015 in Health & Fitness, Kilimanjaro with 1 Comment
TRAINING FOR A KILIMANJARO CLIMB TO PREVENT INJURIES

Learn how to train your body for the physical demands of Kilimanjaro so you can enjoy the climb without injuries.

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EBOLA UPDATE

By on January 27, 2015 in Africa, Health & Fitness, Science with 0 Comments
EBOLA UPDATE

Stay up to date on the Ebola outbreak in West Africa with these 3 recent articles.

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THE BEST WAY TO PREPARE FOR KILIMANJARO

By on December 19, 2014 in Health & Fitness, Kilimanjaro with 1 Comment
THE BEST WAY TO PREPARE FOR KILIMANJARO

The best way to ensure you can handle the physical demands of hiking Kilimanjaro is by replicating the activity you’ll be doing on the mountain – that is, hike!

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