Why coasteering is the coolest outdoor activity you’ve never tried | Matador Network

Why coasteering is the coolest outdoor activity you’ve never tried

IF YOU’VE EVER VISITED any stretch of our planet’s 221,208 miles of coastline, you probably took part in one of the countless activities the ocean lends itself to. You might have tried surfing, maybe you had a go at sea-kayaking, or perhaps you simply dipped a toe in the ocean and then spent the rest of your trip catching rays on the beach. But whatever you got up to, chances are you didn’t try coasteering. Continue reading

Why Trail Running Festivals are the next big thing | Matador Network

Why Trail Running Festivals are the next big thingUNTIL RECENTLY, attending a summer festival typically meant pitching a tent in a field and enjoying a few days of music, theatre, art, food, or some combination of these activities. The most exercise you’d get all weekend would be dancing, and you certainly wouldn’t find a 40 mile run on the agenda.

That’s now changing. The tried-and-true festival formula is evolving and more festivals are including wellness and fitness elements in their line-ups. Few, however, promote health and fitness to the same extent as trail-running festivals. Leading the festival fitness revolution, these festivals are springing up all over the world and, like the runners who attend them, aren’t showing any signs of slowing down. Continue reading