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5 Advantages of an LED Light Up Backpack

ryan lange - March 2, 2021

Backpacks have undoubtedly become a staple for all outdoor adventures. With the ever-increasing need for safety during outdoor excursions, users are looking for new ways to stand out from the crowd and increase visibility in dark conditions. One way this could be done is by wearing a light up backpack with LED lights. Yes, you […]

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25 Tips on How to Stay Motivated to Workout

ryan lange - March 1, 2021

We often hear, “how do you stay so motivated to workout?” The answer? Persistence and determination. Maybe you struggle to obtain any, or maybe you have some on Monday but none on Tuesday. Neither of these lifestyles is sustainable in achieving long-term goals. To become and remain motivated to workout, you need to create a […]

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The Best Treadmill Sprint Workout (GET SHREDDED FAST)

ryan lange - November 3, 2020

What are Treadmill Sprint Workouts & Why Do Them? Treadmill sprint workouts (a common HIIT cardio workout) are often avoided by most because…well…they hurt. It is nothing like a simple run around your neighborhood. In my experience, the workouts that hurt the most often generate the greatest reward. In this treadmill sprint workout I, Ryan […]

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The Best Stretch Routine for Runners

ryan lange - October 26, 2020

The Best Stretch Routine for runners: Guided by a 200-Mile Athlete Looking to prevent injury and optimize performance on your next run? This guided stretch routine for runners is the perfect 10 minute stretch to get you ready to crush your next run. Learn the best stretches for running from our founder and 200-mile athlete, […]

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The White Claw Challenge: Running 20 Miles & Drinking 20 White Claws

ryan lange - October 21, 2020

The White Claw Challenge: Drinking 20 White Claws & Running 20 Miles. The White Claw Challenge:  Drinking 20 White Claws & Running 20 Miles GenZ’s founder, Ryan Lange, got to test out a new prototype chest utility bag on the track this weekend. Instead of just going on a simple stroll, he decided to make […]

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Drive-In Concerts: What to Expect & What to bring.

ryan lange - August 24, 2020

Drive-In concerts have begun to pop up all of the US. With Covid-19 taking away any and all fun, promoters have figure out how to create socially distant events. Let’s give all promoters in the US two claps for bringing us just a taste of what the usual summer festival season feels like. *clap clap* […]


5 Tips to Stop Festival Theft

ryan lange - November 5, 2019

We are here to help YOU with 5 tips to prevent festival theft!


Different Styles of Snowboards/Skis: Camber, Rocker, & Flat

ryan lange - October 14, 2019

You’re a snowboarder or a skier. Maybe you’re looking to get your own board and be done with rentals. Maybe you got better last season and are looking to step-up your game with a more advanced pair of skis. Maybe you’re just curious about what styles of snowboards exist. Nonetheless, most snowboards and skis have […]


First Time Snowboarding Checklist

ryan lange - September 24, 2019

When it’s time to make a decision on snowboarding gear, a guide or checklist is essential. The following first time snowboarding checklist will make your snowboarding experience worthwhile.


11 Must-Know Festival Travel Tips & Tricks

Sommer Berardi - September 11, 2019

If you are like us, we often find ourselves scrambling on a Thursday afternoon shoving clothes and gear into a carry on suitcase or duffle bag. Your ride to the airport or carpool to the festival 5-hours away is approaching fast. You need to minimize the amount of space you are taking up, but you […]


What I learned in my first DNF (Did. Not. Finish)

ryan lange - August 19, 2019

This past weekend I ventured to the Cascade Mountains to participate in my 3rd 200-mile Ultramarathon.  I was beyond excited, in the best shape of my life, and had an amazing crew and pacer with me to get the job done. I was ready to absolutely crush this race. The stage was set for a […]

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The Festival Camping Checklist Essentials From Festival Veterans

ryan lange - August 18, 2019

Get our Printable Festival Camping Checklist Here! It’s your first festival and you’re not sure what to put on your festival camping checklist? You won’t be able to survive with just the best festival hydration pack. No worries, we have your back. Festival camping is much different than just camping out in the wilderness. Have […]