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Karl Meltzer on Being the AT’s Fastest Man, Fueling for an FKT, and Going Through 19 Pairs of Trail Runners

Karl Meltzer on Being the AT’s Fastest Man, Fueling for an FKT, and Going Through 19 Pairs of Trail Runners

If you don't know who @speedgoatkarl) is at this point, may I be the first to welcome you to the real world.  How was your time under the rock? After winning...

Sep 30, 2016 : Zach
Counting Calories Part I

Counting Calories Part I

Planning For Energy, Asking the Questions. As I prepare for the Superior Hiking Trail I find myself more anxious than ever thinking about my nutrition choices. A regular hiker can...

Aug 8, 2016 : Kmeg
How to Avoid Post-Appalachian Trail Weight Gain

How to Avoid Post-Appalachian Trail Weight Gain

The following is an excerpt from Appalachian Trials: A Psychological and Emotional Guide to Thru-Hike the Appalachian Trail.  I have decided to release this as a stand alone post due...

Nov 20, 2014 : Zach
How Much Food Thru-Hikers Should Be Eating (And Why It’s More Than You’d Think)

How Much Food Thru-Hikers Should Be Eating (And Why It’s More Than You’d Think)

This post could have been called "My A.T. Weight Loss Plan: Eat as much junk as you can and still lose weight!" but that is not the point of this...

Oct 1, 2014 : Nicole and Alex Docta