Sweet Dreams for Insomniacs

I'm in my late 50s and have trouble falling asleep almost every night. How can I get a good night's sleep?

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Help Avoid Runner’s Knee With These Exercises And Expert Advice

Strength and flexibility are your allies in the battle against this common running injury, and overtraining is your sworn enemy.

It doesn’t matter if you’re a new runner preparing for a big event like the London Marathon, or a regular pavement-pounder accustomed to training every other day throughout the year – picking up an injury can be a disaster.

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Nature, the Ultimate Anti-depressant

One of our family’s favorite spots is the Davis Mountains in West Texas, home to the second darkest night skies in the U.S. We love to go there for the magical starry nights where the Milky Way can easily be seen without a telescope and for the sparsely populated terrain and the vast wilderness. We make this annual digital detox a priority–we completely unplug and just hike, stargaze, sleep and read for days–because it brings us back to ourselves and to one another.

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Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Healthy Joints?

Important information on maintaining healthy joints.

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Fun Outdoor Exercise Ideas to Help Keep Your Family Healthy

Families these days tend to spend a lot of time being sedentary, either sitting at desks working or doing homework, or on the couch watching television or playing video games. A sedentary lifestyle has been shown to be a contributing factor in a number of health issues, including childhood obesity, high blood pressure and type II diabetes.

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CBD for Postworkout Pain Relief

If you’ve ever suffered from chronic pain (such as arthritis), acute pain (an injury) or muscle soreness after a particularly tough workout, then you know you’ll do just about anything to find relief.

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CBD Oil for Pain: Does It Work?

The popular hemp extract has delivered dramatic, life-changing pain relief for many people—without the issues associated with opioids.

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Easy Epics: 16 Drive-up Campsites any Backpacker Will Love

Combine the best of car camping (spacious tents, comfy chairs, frosty margaritas!) and the best of backpacking (deep solitude, outrageous scenery, swimming holes!) with these 17 accessible hideaways.

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Top 10 Natural Pain Killers

Top 10 Natural Pain Killers

Q: The news seems to be full of stories these days about people becoming addicted to opiates and prescription painkillers. Is there a better way to deal with pain using natural pain killers? -Jeff W., Bend, Ore.

A: Making a positive change starts with awareness of a problem, exploring creative solutions, and making a commitment to the brighter, more vital path. The tragedy (for people, families, communities, and institutions) of drug addiction is that the pain created by addiction is much worse than the original injury.

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Ten Spring Wildflower Hikes to See Gorgeous Blooms

Ten Spring Wildflower Hikes to See Gorgeous Blooms

Catch the best of the early season show on these nine routes curated exclusively for Basecamp members.

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