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Even what seems like the most benign hiking trail can result in a twisted ankle, pulled muscle, or worse if you don’t prepare properly. The most effective method of readying your body for the rigors of the trail is consistent stretching.

We suggest stretching all of the main muscle groups used in hiking, but also pay attention to your particular needs, and take them into account. If you have weak ankles, make an extra effort to strengthen them. Same goes for calf muscles, tight hamstrings, and any other muscle group you may have issues with.

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First up: activating and strengthening your core. Having a strong core is imperative for successful hiking, and affects every other part of your body, from your back muscles, to posture, to flexibility in the legs.

According to Popsugar, the core muscles consist of your abdomen, hips and lower back. Each of these groups plays an integral part in maintaining muscle health on the trail. Popular core stretches include child’s pose, cobra, spine rotation, and more.

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The standing stretch is a staple among hikers and other athletes. Photo: Abigail Keenan/Unsplash

Second, we have what are arguably one of the most important muscle groups when it comes to hiking—the quadriceps. These are the muscles on the front of your thighs, and are responsible for most of the power generated during hiking. The quads also help extend and straighten your knee with each step, so it’s important to keep them limber.

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Stretching the quads is relatively easy, and can be performed before or after a workout. If you choose to stretch prior to warming up your muscles, place extra emphasis on being as gentle as possible to avoid pulling a muscle.

We recommend the standing stretch. Stand on your right foot, and grab your left shin by bending your leg upwards behind you. Pull you shin toward your body, and hold for 30 seconds. Repeat the process on your right leg.

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Next up are the hamstrings, which work together with the quadriceps to carry you forward as you make your way along the trail. Tight hamstrings can result in extreme discomfort on the hiking trail, and in severe cases, can cause pulled or torn back muscles.

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This guy definitely stretched before hitting the trail. Photo: Kimon Maritz/Unsplash

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Jake Paul Says Salt Bae Might Actually Annoy Him More Than Long Term Rival KSI

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Jake Paul has taken to social media to criticize famous chef ‘Salt Bae’ for his actions after the 2022 Qatar World Cup Final. The restaurateur was seen joining in on the celebrations with Lionel Messi and co, posing for photographs and holding the World Cup trophy. Jake Paul admits that Salt Bae now annoys him more than long term rival KSI.

Jake Paul Slams Salt Bae For Intruding Argentina World Cup Final Celebrations

After arguably the best World Cup Final in history, Argentina players and fans were rightly celebrating after achieving world soccer supremacy in Qatar. On the pitch, the likes of Lionel Messi, Angel Di Maria and co were celebrating the biggest win of their life, and rightly so.

However, famous chef known as ‘Salt Bae’ seems to have stirred a lot of football fans up the wrong way by intruding and impeding on the Argentina World Cup winning celebrations.

one man who is furious at the actions of Salt Bae is Jake Paul. ‘The Problem Child’ has slammed the restaurateur for ‘disrespecting GOATs’ and ruining the moment for Argentina players after achieving their lifelong dream of winning the World Cup.

This isn’t the first time Salt Bae has been slammed for this. In the aftermath of the 2018 Champions League Final, the chef posed for a photo with Mohammad Salah, a Liverpool player who had just lost the final and sustained a terrible injury. Again, many people saw this as disrespectful, just like intruding the Argentinian celebrations at the World Cup.

Jake Paul admits that Salt Bae may have overtaken KSI in his hate ratings now after his World Cup actions. That is saying something, given the fact that Paul and KSI have had a long-term feud dating back over three years. It all started when KSI beat Logan Paul in a professional boxing fight in 2019, and has been a fierce rivalry ever since.

The 25-year-old has been very vocal with his opinions on Salt Bae and feels that he ‘has been disrespecting GOATs way too long’. As you can see in the tweet below, the YouTube star turned boxer has made his opinions on Salt Bae very vocal:

Will Jake Paul Still Fight KSI Next Year Despite Frustration At Salt Bae?

Despite Jake Paul’s most recent call-out of Salt Bae, the fight everyone wants to see him in is the KSI fight or the Tommy Fury fight. It seems like both of these bouts could happen for ‘The Problem Child’ in 2023. A fight between Jake Paul and KSI is closer than ever, with the pair seemingly agreeing to fight at Wembley Stadium next summer in England in a Twitter back and forth.

Fans will be hoping that the former Disney channel and YouTube star still has his sights set on a fight with long term rival KSI, rather than calling out Salt Bae and potentially having a fight with him instead.

Although Paul has admitted that Salt Bae annoys him more than his English counterpart, it seems that the Paul vs KSI fight could well happen next year. The fight has been brewing for some time now and looks closer than ever to happening.

Both Jake Paul and KSI were in action in the boxing ring very recently, so will both be in good shape and raring to get through the ropes again and face each other in the centre of the canvas.

Fingers crossed we get the Jake Paul vs KSI fight next year and let the pair finally settle their differences in the ring. Who knows, Salt Bae could be ringside to watch!

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Reel Zinger Fishing Charters of Wilmington offers Full & Half Day Fishing Charters for both In-Shore fishing and Off-Shore Fishing of the Carolina Coast. Depending on the charter you have booked and weather, we will take you to the best local fishing spots found over the years. Common fish for this area include Redfish, Black Drum, Bluefin & Yellowfin Tuna, Wahoo, White Marlin, Mahi Mahi, Spanish and King Mackerel, Amberjack and Striped Bass. Thrilling adventures for whole families and friends. The Wilmington and Wrightsville Beach Area not only has an abundance of world-class fishing but has every type of hotel accommodation, cuisine, and restaurants, as well as nightlife. Call today to book your next Big Fish & Tall Tales Adventure!

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AN AMAZING GOLF GLOVE THAT WILL IMPROVE YOUR SWING

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There are many choices when it comes to golf gloves and all are very similar, with the only real difference being some are made with real Cabretta leather and some are synthetic. Until now!

The Pro Air golf glove is an unbelievable new concept that adds tiny air pockets inside the golf glove which allows you to hold the golf club with a softer grip. With a softer grip on the golf club, it allows for a more relaxed and lighter grip. No more death grip. With a lighter grip, this should produce longer, straighter and more consistent golf shots!

The Pro Air golf glove also features perforated fingers which the company says accomplished 2 goals, first, it allows your hand to remain cool, second it gives flexibility to your fingers to achieve a relaxed grip. In addition, every panel of the Pro Air golf glove is reinforced with double –backstitched nylon seams.

I must say the feel of the Pro Air golf glove is very unique. It feels like the inside of the glove has very small bubble wrap in it. After a few swings I could immediately notice a more relaxed grip and I didn’t even realize the unusual feel of the tiny air bubbles. I used the glove on the driving range for about 30 minutes, then onto the chipping area then off to the golf course for the real test.

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I used only the Pro Air golf glove for 4 rounds of golf for the test. The glove worked exactly as the company says it would. My grip was much lighter than normal, and my hand stayed cool and dry throughout the entire round of golf. It felt like my golf shots were almost effortless, as I  wasn’t using my normal super tight golf grip.

The company website is www.proairgrip.com and the cost of the glove is only $24.95. It is available for men and woman and a youth version is only $19.95

Overall, a very unique golf glove without question, and unlike any other golf glove in the market. It is a great way to train your hands away from a death grip, and allow you to swing more freely and consistently.

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