I've listened to two inspiring speakers recently, the amazing James Ketchell interviewed by Sarah Archer on her podcast and Jen Le Marinel from WildfireWalks who walked from Lands End to John O Groats. James has "done a few things" in his time as he modestly describes...read more
Welcome to Wild Goose Gear's website! It's taking us a little while to get here but I'm pleased to say that we've finally launched. At it's heart Wild Goose Gear aims to help people to enjoy their outdoor adventures by offering affordable, quality products. By way of...read more
As you know, we love all aspects of being outdoors, and so do 4 Points Leisure, so we’re delighted that they accepted our invitation to share with us (and you!) their 5 Mini Adventures this Summer.read more
It’s actually a myth that Camels carry water in their humps. Yet they can go a jolly long time without needing to drink because they’re efficient at staying hydrated.
Sad to say we humans aren’t so well equipped. Which is why we need to carry some with us to top up the supplies. Never more so than when exercising. In hot weather this becomes more difficult as we lose much more through sweating.read more
Water is important. It makes up 60 percent of your total body weight and carries out many essential functions in your body.
When you exercise, you lose water through your sweat. So you need to put some back in. All straightforward so far.
I’d be the first to admit though that I don’t understand how much I should be drinking when exercising. It seems to be a delicate balance between avoiding the need to take a wee every few minutes and dying of thirst. And it’s one I never seem to quite get right.read more