Painful Feet? Consider Vibram FiveFinger Shoes! (Part 2)

It is now eight (8) months since I took Mark Sisson’s advice and started to go shoeless as much as possible. From the outset, I limited myself to practicing this indoors at home. It is five (5) months since I acquired my Vibram FiveFinger Shoes and again at Mark’s advice, I started to […]

Painful Feet? Consider Vibram FiveFinger Shoes! (Part 1)

Why Vibram FiveFinger Shoes? In The Primal Blueprint by Mark Sisson, in the chapter on ‘The Primal Blueprint Exercise Laws’, under the heading ‘Happy Feet’, Mark deals with foot issues and foot care.

He says:

‘Constantly wearing shoes during exercise and daily life leads to weakened feet, fallen arches, shortened Achilles tendons and calf muscles, imbalances […]

Hillwalking in the Sierra Nevada

Diary of the Hillwalking in the Sierra Nevada.

Day 1 – 28th April 2016

The group of five healthy hikers (2 fellas and 3 girls) assembled at the departure gate for flight to Malaga around 06:30 hrs for the scheduled departure at 07:20 hrs.

Having boarded the aircraft, it was announced that the flight was delayed 1 hour due […]

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Recommended Gear For Hillwalking

Hill walking is a wonderful activity. It provides the body all the exercise one needs to stay physically and mentally healthy and is a great stress reliever. As an added bonus, one can get to like doing as well! And the gear for hillwalking plays not the last role!

To enjoy the activity to the full, […]

Knocknacloghoge – Fancy with Hillwalking for health

Knocknacloghoge – Fancy with Hillwalking for health was made even when compared to most of the summer it seemed, the forecast for today was not so encouraging. However, although mostly overcast and with a few pathetic attempts to rain, it remained dry with a few spells of weak sunshine. The group met up in the […]

The Mournes – Slieve Donard with Hillwalking for Health

The Mournes – Slieve Donard with Hillwalking for Health was planned for a perfect day. With a forecast of dry and cloudy day with a blustery W wind, three of us headed for Newcastle, Co Down to tackle Slieve Donard, the highest peak of the Mournes.

We arrived at the Donard Forest car park at 10:00 […]

Camaderry – Turlough Hill – St. Kevin’s Way guided hill walking trip

For the second Sunday in a row the expected forecast for a good day was put in doubt by the clouds and rain over Djouce Mt and the surrounding area as we headed for Laragh and the usual meeting point at the Wicklow Heather Restaurant. But this didn’t stop us from Camaderry – Turlough Hill […]

Glen of Imaal walk for health and good mood

The forecast was generally good with maybe a few showers. Good conditions for Glen of Imaal walk for health and good mood. As we headed to the meeting point at Hollywood, W Wicklow, there were threatening clouds and a few spots of rain. There was a cooler than of late NW wind. When all had […]