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They say spending time in nature can change your life. But in a world packed with indoor life pressures, how can you make getting outside just a part of who you are? Welcome to the Humans Outside podcast, where we explore life in the great outdoors from our perch in Alaska while hearing from fascinating outdoor-minded guests. (Music: https://www.purple-planet.com)

They say spending time in nature can change your life. But in a world packed with indoor life pressures, how can you make getting outside just a part of who you are? Welcome to the Humans Outside podcast, where we explore life in the great outdoors from our perch in Alaska while hearing from fascinating outdoor-minded guests. (Music: https://www.purple-planet.com)

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United States

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They say spending time in nature can change your life. But in a world packed with indoor life pressures, how can you make getting outside just a part of who you are? Welcome to the Humans Outside podcast, where we explore life in the great outdoors from our perch in Alaska while hearing from fascinating outdoor-minded guests. (Music: https://www.purple-planet.com)

Language:

English

Contact:

703-589-4062


Episodes

09: Exploring Alaska and Passing It On (Erin Kirkland)

2/20/2020
Erin Kirkland’s work as an Alaska travel wizard is centered not on outsides, but on Alaskans themselves. But she doesn’t stop there. She’s got an extra focus on the state’s future stewards: kids. As the founder and author of AK On the Go, she’s also worked on guide books focused on traveling the state with kids. In this episode Erin weighs in on how playing outside makes us better as people and families, plus advice on traveling the state for residents and visitors. Things mentioned in...

Duration:00:35:44

08 Outdoor Diary: Noticing the Ordinary

2/18/2020
Time in the outdoors is supposed to be full of adventure and new experiences, right? Well, sometimes. But other times, we do the same thing over and over. When this happens, it’s important to take the time to be intentional and really notice what is going on around us. Find out how Amy did this last week! What are you doing outside? ----- Follow @HumansOutside on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/humansoutside/ Share your own outdoor life with the hashtag...

Duration:00:03:27

07: Nature, Homelessness & Healing (Elizabeth Carr)

2/13/2020
Spending time outdoors can help us heal, but what if we could use it to help others heal, too? Elizabeth Carr has used the outdoors to help her heal from her own trauma. She also works with Back on My Feet, an organization that uses running to help the homeless, well, get back on their feet. Elizabeth tells us all about her personal journey to running and how it clears her head. We also hear about her claim to fame: she’s in the Guinness Book of World Records...but not for...

Duration:00:44:43

06 Outdoor Diary: Celebrating with a Mountain Run

2/11/2020
How does Amy celebrate? By getting outside, of course! This week’s adventures included a lot of little pockets of the outdoors between life, as well as hitting the slopes with the family, and a mountain run. Yes, a mountain. Mentioned in this week’s episode: Kahtoola MICROspikes Traction System: https://www.rei.com/product/890608/kahtoola-microspikes-traction-system ----- Follow @HumansOutside on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/humansoutside/ Share your own outdoor...

Duration:00:04:18

04 Outdoor Diary: A Snowshoe Race Saves the Day

2/6/2020
It’s easy to stick to the easy when the weather is already hard. This week outdoor time included something a little different: a snowshoe race. Mentioned in the show: Snowshoe racing: http://www.snowshoeracing.com/ These are Amy’s snowshoes (but an older model): https://www.rei.com/product/107172/atlas-run-snowshoes This week’s Real Outdoor Hero is the Solomon Spikecross 5 GTX running shoe (only comes in mens): https://amzn.to/36YaztU Affiliate links...

Duration:00:03:39

03 Outdoor Diary: Escaped on a Cruise

2/6/2020
A cruise isn’t exactly the most ideal way to spend time in nature, but it IS warm. People always ask how we deal with the darkness in Alaska. Finding some sun is key. But a cruise isn’t all we did during our thaw-out trip to Florida. Listen to hear it all. Mentioned in this week’s episode: Canaveral National Seashore: https://www.nps.gov/cana/index.htm ----- Register for our newsletter for a chance to win a free Humans Outside decal:...

Duration:00:03:36

01 Outdoor Diary: My First DNF

2/6/2020
How are we spending time outside? Outdoor time this week wasn’t exactly, well, ideal. It was really cold and it included my first-ever marathon DNF -- did not finish. So what’s THAT like? Listen for more. Mentioned in this week’s episode: Anchorage’s Frosty Bottom Marathon: https://ultrasignup.com/register.aspx?did=72494 ----- Register for our newsletter for a chance to win a free Humans Outside decal: https://humansoutside.com/contact-us/ Follow @HumansOutside on...

Duration:00:03:47

05: Cancer Couldn’t Keep This Gold Medalist Indoors (Kikkan Randall)

2/6/2020
One moment she was riding high off taking gold in nordic skiing at the olympics, a first for the U.S., and the next she was receiving a breast cancer diagnosis. But Kikkan Randall doesn’t take life’s challenges lying down. Not only did she fight cancer, she did so while staying active, proving that spending time outside and moving your body isn’t just possible no matter what, it’s necessary. Kikkan joined us on The Humans Outside Podcast to talk nature therapy, kid raising, fighting...

Duration:00:40:30

02: How His ‘Enthusiastic Outlook’ Ended in a Long, Long Hike (Wella and Justin Jay)

2/6/2020
It’s no secret that spending time outside can help people process traumatic experiences. But about literally walking off a war? And what about doing it with your husband or wife? Wella and Justin Jay, Army veterans who now call Alaska home, did exactly that in 2017 with the help of the organization Warrior Expeditions. In today’s episode, the couple reflects on how journeying through the wilderness not only helped them work through the experiences of service overseas, but also brought them...

Duration:00:42:30

Coming Soon: Humans Outside Podcast

1/1/2020
Alaska-based host Amy Bushatz brings fascinating interviews and outdoor inspiration with people who make heading outside just a part of who they are.

Duration:00:01:23