Recreation magazines can cover broad range of topics, but they are sure to engage you in some niche. Recreational magazines and their focus on lifestyle hobbies and activities can also help you get started in a new activity.
In terms of sports related topics, you can find recreation magazines that feature running and fitness. They are appropriate for both experienced fitness buffs and those wishing to develop a new hobby. They feature stories about many running related items. For example they may mix in a story about types of running shoes and who they might be appropriate for in terms of fit, and they may feature personality profiles of popular runners and coaches that offer different advice.
There are also recreation magazines that deal with activities such as hunting and fishing. These magazines can feature stories on how to track and catch your intended foe as well as how to help maintain the environment in regard to preservation of species and such. The hunting magazines can look at differences between products and provide insights that might affect how they are best used. Fishing specific magazines might have some in depth coverage on the different lures and what kinds of fish they attract.
At another end of the spectrum you might find recreation magazines devoted to golfing. These have in depth articles discussing technique and ways to improve your game. They might look at the different golf clubs or golf balls available and whether they dictate an upgrade in your own equipment. Golf related recreation magazines may also feature destination stories. Like other activities, golf can be played worldwide and it helps to have someone look at the varied destinations in anticipation of you visiting some of them.
There are recreation magazines that also cover some things like backpacking and adventure activities. These are the kinds of topics that also might delve into discussions of equipment. They provide annual gear reviews in their recreation magazines as well as intermittent examinations of new items available for their audience.