5 Hiking Benefits for Bodybuilding and Fitness – Bodybuilding 101 with Coach Maxwell Alexander – Presented by "The Secrets of Natural Bodybuilding" on Amazon Kindle

Hiking for Bodybuilding and General Fitness – Top 5 Benefits – Bodybuilding 101 with Coach Maxwell Alexander

Natural bodybuilding isn’t just about how you look, it’s also about how you feel, which ultimately makes an even bigger difference in your life. One of the best ways to improve your health and physical fitness as a natural bodybuilder is to go hiking, as it will strengthen muscles, increase flexibility, reduce stress, and improve cardiovascular health. This article explains 5 specific benefits of hiking that are perfect for natural bodybuilders looking to be healthier inside and out. Hiking for Bodybuilding and General Fitness – Top 5 Benefits – Bodybuilding 101 with Coach Maxwell Alexander – Presented by “The Secrets […]

Hiking to the Summit of Mt. Beacon for Breathtaking Hudson River Views – Exploring Hudson Valley with Photographer Maxwell Alexander

Hiking to the Summit of Mt. Beacon for Breathtaking Hudson River Views

In the Hudson Valley, few hikes compare to the exhilaration of Mt. Beacon Hiking Trail in Beacon, NY. The spectacular hike takes you to the highest point in Dutchess County and offers you amazing views of Newburgh, NY, and all the way to the Catskill Mountains on the horizon. Starting from a parking lot on Route 9D in Beacon, NY, this medium intensity hiking trail goes all the way up to 1,611 feet above sea level. Hiking to the Summit of Mt. Beacon for Breathtaking Hudson River Views – Exploring Hudson Valley with Photographer Maxwell Alexander What to Know Before […]

Hudson Valley Hiking Adventures with Maxwell Alexander: Why You Should Hike for Health

Hudson Valley Hiking Adventures with Maxwell Alexander: Why You Should Hike for Health

Hiking can be extremely beneficial to your health in many ways, from reducing your stress levels to improving your cardiovascular health to helping you manage your weight by burning off extra calories. As an avid hiker, explorer, and certified elite fitness trainer and bodybuilding coach, I’ve personally experienced how hiking can change your life, so I’m excited to tell you all about my favorite pastime and some of the great things it can do for you! And if you are looking to get peace of mind and a piece of my hiking adventures, check out the Hudson Valley Style Shop […]

Top 5 Reasons Why We Moved to the Hudson Valley – Hudson Valley Travel Adventures with Max and Dino

Top 5 Reasons Why We Moved to the Hudson Valley

After seeing much of the World on our own, we bumped into each other and fell in love right here in the Hudson Valley, and ever since calling it our forever-travel and staycation destination just because you’ll need more than a lifetime to explore it all around here. Top 5 Reasons Why We Moved to the Hudson Valley – Hudson Valley Travel Adventures with Max and Dino If you’re thinking about moving to the Hudson Valley, you’re in luck: there are plenty of great reasons to live here. From the region’s natural beauty and thriving arts scene to the easy […]

Pride Weekend Cherry Picking in Hudson Valley's Prospect Hill Orchards with Maxwell and Dino Alexander

Pride Weekend Cherry Picking in Hudson Valley’s Prospect Hill Orchards with Maxwell and Dino Alexander

Summer 2021 is definitely like no other! Recovering from the pandemic and the civil unrest across the World and the US feels more like an eerie Zombieland kind of a movie. With just a couple of scarce BLM protests in Beacon and Newburgh, racial justice didn’t get much attention in the Hudson Valley. And while economic equality took a major hit this year, billionaires of the World benefited from the largest transfer of wealth (in one year) in the history of humankind. So yeah, there has never been a better time to celebrate something like Pride, Diversity, and Equality. Pride […]

What to Consider Before Planning Your Next Hudson Valley Hiking Adventure by Certified Fitness Trainer Maxwell Alexander

What to Consider Before Planning Your Next Hudson Valley Hiking Adventure

Are you looking for a fun and exciting way to spend a day off away from NYC’s hustle and bustle or even a whole weekend that you may have free? If you are, have you ever thought about going on a hiking adventure? If you are like many other New Yorkers, there is a good chance that the thought has at least crossed your mind before. Hiking is not only fun and exciting but, for many, it is also a great way to relax and get fit at the same time. What to Consider Before Planning Your Next Hudson Valley […]

Hudson Valley is a Great Option for Your Outdoor Adventure Plans

Hudson Valley is a Great Option for Your Outdoor Adventure Plans

Outdoor adventure travel is catching on in a big way and there is a good fine reason for it too. When you are starting to get into adventure travel you have a multitude of choices to choose from and they are all as great as the next one. Hudson Valley is known for its amazing nature, beautiful lakes, gorgeous mountains, and hundreds of big and small hiking trails. Outdoor adventure travel does not have to mean traveling far away or overseas, instead, you can catch a train from NYC and immerse in the beauty of the Hudson Valley region. You […]

The best natural tick and mosquito repellent for humans and pets - DA Aromatherapy Collection

The Sun is Out and warm weather is here! Hike Hudson Valley Trails and Stay Protected from ticks and mosquitos!

Enjoying Warm & Sunny Weekend in the Woods? Bugs are now officially out too! Here are a few tips to stay protected while exploring Hudson Valley hiking trails: If hiking or camping in an area known as a tick & mosquito habitat, try to protect yourself, and children in particular, by wearing bright colored, long-sleeved tops and pants, tucking the bottoms of the pant legs into long socks. Apply a generous amount of DA Aromatherapy Collection Natural Insect Repellent Spray, as a deterrent, onto clothing and skin. For best results apply frequently. Inspect the entire body after hiking.