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The 10 Best Luxury Adventure Lodges

While the idea of planning a luxury outdoor adventure is compelling, the fact is, it takes a ton of work. You need to research what location you want …

Inside Red Bull's extreme bootcamp where athletes become winners

Miles Chamley-Watson is grunting in pain. The fencer is in the gymnasium, Standing next to a dummy hanging from a rig and strapped to weights on the …

This Is The Worst Way To Talk To Your Children About Weight

It always backfires.<p>A recent article about the link between parents’ weight comments and a child’s body dissatisfaction and weight gain sparked a major debate among The Huffington Post readers. Disagreement centered over the balance between concern for a child’s health and the psychological and …

This Is What Food Does To Your Brain

Mind your food, friends!<p>Dr. Seuss once said, "You've got a brain in your head and feet in your shoes, you can eat any food you choose!"<p>Well, he actually said "steer yourself in any direction you choose," not "eat any food," but that's how we like to interpret it.<p>In all seriousness, thought, what …

Starbucks is launching a gourmet drink you've never heard of — here's what you need to know

On Tuesday, the chain begins its roll out of Nitro Cold Brew, a beverage that infuses Starbucks cold brew with nitrogen to create a cold, creamy coffee with a texture similar to a dark beer, like Guinness.<p>"What makes nitrogen so different than CO2 is that the bubbles are so small," Starbucks' …

Coffee

Here's Why the Japanese Diet Is Keeping People Alive So Long

Japanese people are some of the healthiest on the planet. They have the highest life expectancy for men (76) and women (86), and, at 3 percent, the …

Holistic Medicine

This Man Stretched 10 Minutes a Day for a Month. Here’s What Happened

Turns out, a loose muscle is a strong muscle.<p>Like most guys, I hated stretching. Why waste time sitting around when I could be out running?<p>It hurt to learn that I was wrong—throbbed like hell, actually. I hurt my hip trying a leg workout and going running the same day, and had to shut down.<p>I called …

Top 8 Ultra-Long Distance Adventure Runs

Trail-running is exploding in popularity, and for good reason. What’s not to like about a sport that requires virtually no equipment—except (maybe) shorts and trail running shoes—and allows you to explore vast mountain ranges and terrain that most people will never experience? Even better, our …

Hiking

What does it take to run a sub-3 marathon?

Analysis by Strava into runners in the 12 weeks before the London marathon shows, unsurprisingly, that the harder you work, the better your times<p>What does it take to run a marathon in under three hours? As someone painfully close to that target, I’d love to know a definitive answer. However, in the …

Inside the elite running camp where world champions train

Kenyan athletes train just after dawn in Kaptagat Forest.<p>Image: Ben Curtis/AP/Press Association Images<p>Kenyan athletes train just after dawn in …

Marathons

The $100 Billion Hoax

“Out of breath.”<p>That was my answer when a major media outlet asked me to describe the current state of the average dieter.<p>The reporter wanted me to …

Four students accused of raping woman at annual college ball in filmed attack

A jury has been sworn in to try the case of four students accused of raping a woman at an annual college ball and filming the alleged attack.<p>Thady Duff, 22, James Martin, 20, Leo Mahon, 22, and 22-year-old Patrick Foster deny all the charges they face, which are alleged to have been committed …

Starbucks VIA® Instant Coffee Horchata

Our version of this traditional beverage is cool, creamy, and easy to make.<p>A popular tradition in Mexico and Spain, this beverage often features …

Coffee

25 Delicious New Takes on Coffee Drinks

When you can make chocolate-almond coffee at home, who needs Starbucks?<p>When you can make chocolate almond milk coffee at home, who needs Starbucks?

Coffee

8 myths about Canada that foreigners get wrong

Myth #1: In Canada, healthcare is free<p>Canadians may not receive medical bills every time they go to the doctor or to the hospital, but that does not …

Canada

Bucket List: 10 Great Marathons for First-Timers

The Best Bodyweight Leg Workout Ever

Best Leg WorkoutYou’ll be amazed you could get such results without weights.

Workouts

Animal pictures of the week: 5 February 2016 - Telegraph

How to Not Feel Awful After Air Travel

<i>This piece originally appeared on Fix.com.</i><p>Air travel days are exciting and fun but can also wreak havoc on your health as you lose sleep, eat off …

How You Can Learn the #1 Persuasion Technique of FBI Hostage Negotiators

FBI Hostage negotiators know how to listen and this is the secret to connecting with people.<p>We’ve all been told we could be better listeners and that …

9 Lazy-Girl Ways to Fake a Shower

Fake it until you<p>maketake it.<p>You're not alone if you sometimes skip showering — it's hard to wake up 20 minutes earlier on a Monday! That said, you don't have to leave the house looking like a greasy, smelly mess either. Here are nine ways to look — and feel! — fresh without actually getting in the …

Beauty

4 Treadmill Workouts From Your Favorite Runners On Instagram - Women's Running

Treadmill running has a stigma of being boring and monotonous – and it definitely can be – but there are ways to make the time on the “hamster wheel” …

Marathons

A Scientific Strength Training Program

Unless you’re working with a very experienced trainer, it’s difficult to know what the optimal strength training program is. If you search online, …

Extreme Sports

The World's Best Airlines for Food

Airlines have gone to great lengths to prove that in-flight dining can be so much more than shrink-wrapped, something-salad sandwiches. From local …

First Date Conversation: 5 Things Research Says You Should Talk About

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These secret codes give you access to everything on Netflix

The site usually requires users to either search for an exact title or flick through a few limited genres that the site's technology has guessed they might like. But new websites show that there are codes that can give access to the full list of all of those genres, allowing people to choose from …

Apple TV

Military Rations

The Spanish military's field ration.Photographer: Fabrizia Parisi, Curated By: Giulio Iacchetti<p>One of the biggest challenges facing any military is providing each soldier with a lightweight, self-contained, high-calorie meal inside of a combat zone.<p>These individual field rations called "Meal …

Military

Lost Posture: Why Some Indigenous Cultures May Not Have Back Pain

<b>Editor's note, June 10:</b> <i>We have added an acknowledgement of several sources that Esther Gokhale used while developing her theories on back pain. These include physiotherapy methods, such as the Alexander Technique and the Feldenkrais Method, and the work of anthropologist Noelle …

Pain

The Value of Moderate Training Days

Not easy, not hard. Some workouts fall in the middle.<p>Since Bill Bowerman popularized the idea of alternating hard workouts with easy days, runners have fallen in love with the back-and-forth nature of that formula. It’s no wonder that this strategy has stuck around—it’s exactly how the body applies …

Dog Cognition: How Do Dogs Perceive The World?

Dogs and humans share one of the strongest bonds between two different species on Earth. The connection has grown so deep, it’s literally become coded into our genes. And a wave of new research is shedding more light on these all-important dog-human relationships and what our furry friends are …