weight loss

Shedding the Weight: Gear Changes for My 2nd AT Attempt

Shedding the Weight: Gear Changes for My 2nd AT Attempt

This will be my second attempt at thru-hiking the AT while also trying to go a little lighter than before. I got injured last year, and carrying extra weight while...

Feb 28, 2017 : Stubbs
The Surprise in a Diet

The Surprise in a Diet

Wait, what? You went on a diet just before tackling the most physically grueling six months of your life? Aren’t’cha gonna lose weight on the trail? Don’t you need a...

Mar 16, 2016 : Notebook
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