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Water Weight Loss. What’s the Secret?

Have you ever talked to someone who simply raved at how much weight they lost during the first few days of a diet. They list off a number that’s almost unbelievable, but it’s hard to deny results. They tell you over and over you absolutely need to jump on board …

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Curious How To Burn Fat Fast? Heres how.

Go look in the mirror. Really look. Are there spots that you wish didn’t have as much fat? Probably. But that’s okay, because we’re basically all in the same boat. Who couldn’t loose some weight here or there. Maybe you have just a little bit of stubborn fat you can’t …

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Everything You Need to Know About Athlete Workout Plans

When you look around the gym you know you’re a little bit different. You’re not just going to sit on the stationary bicycle and read your gossip magazine. You’re not going to chat up the front desk employees. You’re there to hit the gym and hit the gym hard. And …

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Is The Carb Diet Right For You?

Do you remember sitting at the kitchen table before a Saturday sporting event, mom making you a hearty breakfast? Maybe it was packed with French toast or waffles or scrambled eggs. You eat it because it’s what she’s making, but she’s handing it off to you, telling you how important …

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 Who Are The Top English Bodybuilders?

Are you always on the look out for inspiration? Do you want to follow people with like minded goals on social media and read about their insights through their blogs? Thankfully, in the modern world we live in it is possible to track down all kinds of inspirational individuals. If you’re …

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What Is The Big Deal With Vegetarian Bodybuilding?

Do you prefer to eat your meals without meat? Perhaps you do so because of personal beliefs, ethics, or you simply feel healthier and happier when you’re eating plants and not animals. Whatever your reasoning, just because you’re a vegetarian doesn’t mean you can’t become a bodybuilder. Yes, you’ll start …

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Innovators: Tim Leatherman – REI Co-op Journal

A version of this story appeared in the summer 2020 issue of Uncommon Path.  Like microbreweries and chocolate shops, the Leatherman factory in Portland, Oregon, offers public tours. Visitors come to watch silver ribbons of steel cut into intricate shapes by a massive press that booms like a giant’s footsteps, applying …

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Low Fat Diet | Gym Junkies

There are all kinds of diets out there. Sometimes it seems wherever you turn there is an advertisement for a brand new, start of the art diet. Diets target specific foods, tell you to eat one thing while avoiding another. Of course, you can probably find another diet that tells …

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Lose Weight At Home | Gym Junkies

Fitness has been, for so many of us, a bit of a struggle as of late. With everything going around in the world, going outside isn’t always a given. At the beginning, the quarantine seemed like it might last a few days or maybe a few weeks. But as weeks …

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Head to Head: This Little Light of Mine

A version of this story appeared in the summer 2020 issue of Uncommon Path.  Weight: 2.4 oz. (with batteries) Battery: Lithium-ion rechargeable Max brightness: 330 lumens Max burn time on lowest setting: 40 hours Price: $59.95 For nighttime jogs, you’ll want a headlamp that has good front-to-back balance with the light …

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The Best Bodybuilding Apps | Gym Junkies

Have you ever seen the guy walking around the gym, pencil tucked behind an ear, large journal under his arm? After every set he jots down something into his booklet, squints, looks at what he wrote, then makes his way over to the next machine. These are usually guys who …

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Go to Sports Supplements | Gym Junkies

Supplementation helps take your workout to the next level. It allows you to squeeze out every ounce of performance and maximizes your effort. While supplementation should never be viewed as a replacement for working out and exercising (there is a reason why it is called a “supplement” and not a …

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Is the fruit diet a good option?

There are diets based on just about every food group imaginable. One particular diet that has picked up some interest in the last several years is the Fruitarian Diet, or better known as the fruit diet. As you might guess, this is a diet based around fruit. Think of it …

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Tested: The Best Car-Camping Tents of 2020

A version of this story appeared in the summer 2020 issue of Uncommon Path.  Whether you’re a family car camper, an overlander or somewhere in between, settle in—your next nylon apartment search begins here. This year’s crop of car-camping tents proves that there’s a perfect home away from home for …

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