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An Equipment-Free Workout From Chris Hemsworth’s Personal Trainer

Complete this five-step, 20-minute circuit anywhere.<p><i>RealClearLife has partnered with InsideHook, the</i> <i>essential lifestyle guide for adventurous and</i> …

Workouts

Video Tips: The Only Two Knots You Need for Fly Fishing

There are many knots for fly fishers to use, for a variety of purposes. But if you want to get started in the sport, you really only need two kinds …

Fishing

How to Pack a Backpack for a Hiking Trip

Learn how to pack your backpack properly, comfortably and conveniently to make your next multi-day hike a gem.Backpacks have come a long way since …

Backpacking

Hate Running? Try This Intense 20-Minute Cardio Workout.

Get your cardio in without running a single mile.<p>There's more to cardio than just running.<p>Celebrity trainer Jay Cardiello, who has designed workouts for 50 Cent and Kevin Love, doesn't use mindless mile splits to get his clients to ramp up their heart rates. Instead, he torches fat and challenges …

Workouts

5 Methods For Grilling Fish That Will Earn You the Title "Grill Master of Summer"

From hot dogs to halloumi and wild leeks to watermelon, just about every provision can be made more delicious on the grill. My recent obsession is fish; a short trip to the grill takes its delicate flavor profile for a wild ride, imparting a char and an intoxicatingly smoky aroma that can't be …

How to Get Back to Working Out When You Haven't Been to the Gym in Forever

<i>This article originally appeared on Shape. For more stories like this, visit shape.com.</i><p>Getting back into a workout routine when you've taken time off …

How to Prepare for Your First Backpacking Trip

The thought of backpacking in the outdoors can be scary for some people. The idea of carrying everything you need from water to toilet paper on your …

A Simple Anywhere Anytime HIIT Workout

When it comes to well, anything these days, people are always looking to get the biggest and quickest “bang for their buck.” Workout-shopping is no …

Exercise

7 Agonizing 2-minute Workouts That’ll Torch Every Muscle in Your Body

You can’t step foot in a gym these days without hearing rabid talk about the VersaClimber. Thanks to the excruciating full-body workout it provides, …

How to Get Ripped in 90 Days

Getting ripped takes hard work and dedication, a carefully planned diet and many hours in the gym. At times, it takes an iron will — when you want to …

The Best Mountain Bikes Under $2500. by OutdoorGearLab

The experts at OutdoorGearLab tested five products for thousands of miles and over hundreds of hours in order to find the best budget full suspension …

Mountain Biking

What’s Stayed in My Pack, and What Hasn’t

Six years ago I attempted a thru-hike and made it 700 miles. The night before I left for Amicalola Falls my pack sat next to my bed. I had not packed …

Backpacking

The Ultimate Arizona & Utah Road Trip Guide: 15 Days Of Scenic Byways, Canyons, Hiking And Exploring

Arizona and Utah are amongst my favourite places on Earth. The stunning natural beauty speaks for itself. Jaw-dropping canyons, snaking rivers, rusty …

15 High Fiber Foods You Should Probably Be Eating

Are you getting enough fiber? If you have to ask, the answer is probably no.<p>When you hear the word “fiber,” you probably picture one of two things: your grandma’s tasteless bran muffins, or a creepily joyful cartoon sun double-fisting scoops of raisins.<p>But fiber doesn't have to be bland and boring. …

Nutrition

26 hiking trails around the world that should be on your bucket list

Below is a list of breathtaking trails that span all difficulty levels.<p>From Japan's Yoshida Trail to Argentina's Fitz Roy Trek, here are 26 hikes worth traveling for.

19 Secrets Your Millionaire Neighbor Won't Tell You

The secret to financial freedom.<p><i>From time to time we bring you posts from our partners that may not be new but contain advice that bears repeating.</i> …

Personal Finance

8 OF AMERICA’S UNDERRATED THRU-HIKING TRAILS

No matter how appealing the escape of a 6-month thru-hike may be, a 2,000-mile trek remains a pipe dream for most people. The time and money needed, …

Steer Clear of these 5 Beginner’s Backpacking Blunders

When the nights are warmer, the days longer, and the camping gear begins to beckon, start to plan your first summer getaway. Car camping is great …

25 BEST HIKES IN THE WORLD TO PUT ON YOUR BUCKET LIST

We are far from hardcore hikers. In fact, my friends used to call me “indoorsy” before I started training for our Inca Trail hike years ago. We do, …

Hiking

The first 5 things to get for your home after you buy an Amazon Echo

For many people, purchasing an Amazon Echo is the first step in turning your house into a smart home. Once you’ve set up your Echo and gotten acquainted with Alexa, you might be wondering what’s next, and our answer to you would be: expand your arsenal of smart home products!<p>Some of Alexa’s coolest …

7 Simple Reasons to Invest in a Roth IRA or Roth 401(k)

Get the scoop on how tax reform affects retirement account choices and 7 ways a Roth IRA or at work gives you huge tax benefits, access to funds, and …

Retirement

Backpacking Stoves. Which is best?

A question I'm often asked is what is the best backpacking stove.<p>There is no simple answer I'm afraid, as the best will depend on so many …

Camping

6 ways to measure if your retirement plan is on track

How can you veer and steer toward successful retirement? It’s simple.<p>1. Total up your assets<p>You can’t project what you’ll need without knowing what you have. Most folks can’t rattle off what they have stashed, or where. Many have multiple accounts — particularly if married — such as IRAs, 401(k)s …

Hobbies

Smoked Brisket

<b>Welcome to HangryQ – Just trying to make the world a little less HANGRY!</b><p><p>Up on the Q this week is one of our go to recipes that every grillmaster …

BBQ

Fancy living off-the-grid in a super stylish customised camper van?

Colorado-based company Native Campervans now offers the chance to live fully off-the-grid in nature in an uber-stylish converted van.<p>Dillon Hansen and Jon Moran came up with the idea of a customised van rental business after travelling around New Zealand in a sleeper van for a month. “We fell in …

5 Exercises for the Perfect Beginner Bodyweight Workout

[caption id="attachment_64528" align="alignnone" width="620"] Photo: Pond5[/caption]If you’ve committed to exercising every day this month (and want …

This Simple Math Helps You Decide When to Take Social Security

Thousands of dollars are at stake based on when you claim benefits.<p>Social Security provided $955 billion in benefits to 62 million seniors in 2017, …

Lifespans Are Up, but Retirement Savings Aren't. Will You Have Enough Saved?

Outliving your money is a scary thought. Here's how you can avoid it.<p>Since 1840, average life expectancies have increased by around three months for …

Retire At 49 With $600,000, Part II

While individuals must prepare financially for retirement, they also must be mentally prepared. After working full-time so many years, how are they …

Retirement

The workouts you should be doing in your 20s, 30s, 40s, 50s and 60s

Exercise is at the root of good health: it’s the key to a longer – but more importantly, a more active and fulfilling – life. So how do you do it right? A lifelong, well rounded exercise programme that caters to your physiological needs and your stage of life should be your focus. Consistency is by …