Yes, the title of this article is a little odd and goes against the nutritional messages that we hear frequently! To eat salty? Do not drink too much water? And what is hyponatremia? This article is complementary to the article on hydration that I wrote a short time ago and in which I had already mentioned the importance of mineral salts … Read moreHow to avoid hyponatremia in your outdoor activities
If you want to know why it is essential to purify the water while hiking when you do not know its quality, or if you wonder if you need a purification system for your hikes: So I advise you to first read the article “Stream, I will not drink your water” unless it is purified. In … Read moreWhich system to choose to purify water on a hike?
Most of you have probably heard that you have to eat pasta before a big day of effort to get energy. Myth or reality ? And if we eat rice or semolina, does it work too? You will know a little more by reading this article. The hiking diet is very important and does not only apply to long treks of several days. It … Read moreShould we really eat starchy morning, noon and evening hiking?
Have you ever noticed on the trails all those hikers who drink with a hose coming out of their backpack? Have you noticed that there are more and more? Will the water bag or “CamelBak” take over the hiking canteen and it will disappear forever? I have doubts. Canteens and water bags each have their advantages and disadvantages. For those who … Read moreHiking canteen or water bag?
Blisters are among the most common problems for hikers. This is one of the key factors to ruin a hike. Are you one of the people who thinks it’s normal to have blisters on your feet ? Not me, because it’s not a question of luck. To avoid blisters, you must first know why and how they are formed. Here are the three … Read moreHow To Avoid Foot Blisters ?