After Edith Liu summits Mt. Whitney or any of the other 500 peaks she has to her credit, the 66-year-old celebrates with a headstand. The secret to her durability: an on-the-trail warmup routine. The truth is, most hikers think stretching is for runners, but Liu is the exception. Here she models two of the exercises that help keep her feet on the ground.
From "Stretching & Massage for Hikers & Backpackers" by Victoria and Frank Logue (Menasha Ridge Press).