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Roll Recovery R8 Plus

Ease Your Sore Muscles with Roll Recovery R8 Plus

By Jill | October 22, 2021

If I could get a massage every day for the rest of my life, I really would. But because I can’t, I’m always looking for ways to ease my tired muscles.   The Roll Recovery R8 Plus is a deep-tissue massage roller that takes the work out of rolling out your muscles after working out…

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Entrepreneur Highlight: Lindsay Theken of HeadPeace Headbands

By Leah Guill | September 7, 2021

Get to know the one woman show behind the bright and beautiful pieces at HeadPeace, Lindsay Theken. How did you get your idea or concept for the business, HeadPeace Headbands? I will be honest, I had never done anything this entrepreneurial before. Looking back, I was probably way out of my element. I had been listening…

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A Quick Review: UltraLite Tube from Phunkshun

By Leah Guill | August 20, 2021

Raise your hand high if you also hate sunscreen and the sticky, icky feeling against your skin. I am always on the lookout for gear that allows me to wear less of the stuff and protects my skin all the same. Phunkshun has introduced their newest piece of gear, UltraLite Tube. This versatile tube can…

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TriggerPoint GRID Travel

Roll Out Tight Muscles with TriggerPoint GRID Travel Foam Roller

By Jill | July 9, 2021

The combination of uncomfortable airplane seats that make you contort into bizarre sleeping positions, hotel beds and pillows that aren’t quite like your own at home, adventures that make you push your limits, and carrying packed bags can all result in tight and knotted muscles on your travels. Not everyone has the money to get…

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64oz Growler from Miir

By Leah Guill | June 14, 2021

Helllooooo from my backyard, cold drink in hand and my Miir Growler ready for the afternoon of relaxation and great conversation. Miir was one of the first lines we were introduced to at the Outdoor Retailer when my family purchased the PTG site and I still use my blue camp cup to this day! With…

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Ruffwear Float Coat

Keep Fido Safe on the Water with Ruffwear Float Coat Dog Life Jacket

By Jill | June 4, 2021

Most water adventures are made more fun when we bring our furry best friends along. Their canine enthusiasm for new sights and smells can make an average kayak journey the highlight of the summer, and their companionship can remind us to live in the moment. But our responsibilities as human companions are to ensure that…

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Ascent Recovery Water and Native Fuel Whey Protein Power Blend

Ascent Recovery Water and Native Fuel Whey Protein Power Blend

By Ramsey | February 2, 2021

To avoid undue injury post-workout, but also to assure you are getting the right amino acids in your diet, these products from Ascent add to a healthy workout lifestyle

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Sierra Design Adventure Out Double Hammock

By Leah Guill | November 2, 2020

Sierra Designs is Practical Travel Gear’s go-to for quality products at a family friendly price. The new Adventure Out Double Hammock is the perfect addition to any COVID sanctuary or to throw in your car or backpack for day adventures. We took ours on a trip to Sayulita, Mexico. The Sierra Designs Adventure Out Double…

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Thousand bike helmet for at-home exploration

By Amy | June 9, 2020

Like most people, I’ve been taking up hobbies close to home during the past few months, including a newfound enjoyment of bike riding. I’ve had trouble finding a bike helmet that matches my sense of style (casual) while still providing all the comfort and features I need. Thousand has so many helmets in vibrant colors,…

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Mountain Hardwear’s Women’s Exposure/2™ Gore-Tex Paclite® Plus Jacket

By Leah Guill | May 20, 2020

As April showers bring May flowers and May finds us still close to home, we have been enjoying the opportunities to be outside more than ever. Between biking, hiking, walks to the river and paddle boarding, the one jacket I have brought with me over the last 3 weeks is the Women’s Exposure/2™ Gore-Tex Paclite®…

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