Shawna Newman

Shawna currently lives in Las Vegas where she gets in lots of great hiking at Red Rock Canyon and Valley of Fire State Park. When she has time, she visits National Parks in a quest to visit each one in the U.S. Shawna’s favorite outdoors activity is hiking and her favorite National Park (so far) is Badlands National Park in South Dakota.

Does Freezing Bread Have Health Benefits? Here’s The Science

You might have seen some TikToks recently claiming that freezing bread can actually make it healthier, and they say there’s even research to back this up. But let’s break down whether this kitchen hack is as revolutionary as it sounds. Here’s the science: when bread bakes, the moisture and heat transform the dough into a […]

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Bouldering For Beginners: Benefits And Tips To Get You Started

Ever walked past that climbing wall at the gym and thought, “What in the Spider-Man wannabe world is that?” or “Is this just rock climbing for people who hate fresh air?” Well, strap in, because we’re about to unravel the mysteries of indoor mountain-goating, also known as bouldering. Before you can say “spandex superhero,” you’ll

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Are Fuji Bikes Any Good?

Ah, Fuji bikes. You’ve probably heard the name tossed around in bike circles like it’s bicycle royalty—and you wouldn’t be wrong. This brand isn’t just a big deal; it’s like the granddaddy of bikes, hailing from Japan with over a century’s worth of bike-making mojo. Now, you might be wondering, “But are Fuji bikes actually

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How I Train For Uphill Cycling

So, you’re planning to hit the road on two wheels, cruising around for fun or maybe eyeing a shiny trophy? Well, buckle up, because sooner or later, you’re gonna meet the hill. That’s right, the dreaded incline that separates the casual pedal pushers from the hill-conquering heroes. Riding uphill isn’t just about stubbornly pushing the

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