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The Most Beautiful Places in All 50 States

An American-made must-see list.<p>America is full of incredible sights, both natural and manmade, but not all sights are created equal. Dive into our list of the most beautiful places in all 50 states, and you might just find the perfect spot for your next adventure.

10 Ways to Quit Feeding Cancer Cells and Prevent Cancer

How to prevent cancer cells naturally<p>We all know that cancer cells are altered cells. But did you know that they can only flourish in a specific …

11 Incredible Cities Where Living Abroad Is Cheap

It's time to make moves.<p>Moving to a faraway city is a dream for many of us. But the cost of living abroad is often scary enough to keep us stuck in our cozy little hometowns.<p>In <i>these</i> cities, however, money isn't as big a concern. All 11 of the following far-flung spots are known for being relatively …

The Top 7 Bodybuilding Methods of All Time

Tested, Proven Hypertrophy Techniques<p>The 7 Best Muscle-Builders<p>I started training athletes and bodybuilders over 17 years ago. My own passion for …

12 of America’s Best National Park Beaches

Still recovering from winter ... or just need some sun and surf in your travel plans this year? NPCA staff pick a dozen of the best beach vacation …

The world's 15 most peaceful countries – which nation has been number one for seven years?

European Travel

The Best Exercise for Shoulder Strength and Health

<b>What is the best shoulder exercise?</b><p><b>The one-arm press.</b><p>Whether you’re looking for performance through strength or power, or rehabilitation through …

5 Reasons to Start Conquering Calisthenics

To some young gymgoers, the word “calisthenics” might sound antiquated or conjure up thoughts of headband-wearing geriatrics knocking out toe touches …

30 Amazing Places You Must Visit Before You Die

How long is your ultimate bucket list? Our has 30. Have a look at our 30 amazing places to visit before you die:

5 Weirdest Home Remedies for Plantar Fasciitis

Because heel pain has such a huge impact on everyday activities like standing, walking, and running, people will go to drastic lengths and spend hundreds (if not thousands) of dollars trying to find a cure.<p>Plantar fasciitis is the number one most common heel pain condition, which can cause severe …

Eat Chic: 12 Deliciously Healthy Recipes by Food Bloggers

In honor of National Women's Health Week, meet your new favorite non-guilty pleasures.<p>You don't have to sacrifice great taste for great health. In honor of National Women's Health Week, which kicked off Sunday, we've rounded up some of the best healthy dishes to keep your taste buds and your body …

Food

30 Small Towns You Should Visit This Summer

Hiking

The world's 10 best fine dining holidays - chosen by Giorgio Locatelli

For a restaurant to be truly memorable, I believe it has to have a combination of passion and beauty. The places that make a lasting impression on me when I’m travelling are those where you feel the energy that has gone not only into the food, but also into the ambience. What makes a restaurant …

The Alpine Loop: A Ride in The Clouds

With a high point of 12,800 feet, Colorado’s Alpine Loop is breathtaking—literally. Although the terrain is not technical and the distance nothing …

How To Fuel Before… A Brick & Long Run Session

Photo: John David BeckerKnowing what foods to eat to fuel your training is important, but to reap the benefits of the nutrients, it’s the when that …

HIIT & Tabata Workout

The father of modern medicine had it right. You’re made of 360 joints, over 600 skeletal muscles, and more than 900 ligaments designed to keep you in motion.<p>You’re built to move, so it’s no surprise that your body rewards you when you exercise. A study of 10,269 men found that consistent moderate …

Exercise

Mega Feature: Layne Norton Training Series + Full Power/Hypertrophy Routine (Updated 2011)

7K<p>Layne Norton is a Pro Natural Bodybuilder with the IFPA and NGA. Layne has his PhD in Nutritional Sciences with his thesis emphasis in muscle …

Power Hypertrophy Upper Lower (P.H.U.L.) Workout

Workout Summary<p>Main Goal<p>Build Muscle<p>Workout Type<p>Split<p>Training Level<p>Intermediate<p>Program Duration12 weeks<p>Days Per Week<p>4<p>Time Per Workout45-60 …

Superhero Abs

There’s no doubting that conventional ab exercises like the crunch strengthen the abs, but they also pull your spine out of position, which can set …

The 8 Worst Things to Do After a Workout

1 of 9<p>Post-Workout Pitfalls<p>In previous articles I have discussed some things you should not do before a workout, and during your actual workout. Now …

6 Day Push, Pull, Legs Powerbuilding Split & Meal Plan

Workout Summary<p>Main Goal<p>Build Muscle<p>Workout Type<p>Split<p>Training Level<p>Intermediate<p>Program Duration12 weeks<p>Days Per Week<p>6<p>Time Per Workout45-60 …

Lazar Angelov Workout And Diet

Train And Eat Like The Bulgarian Beast Lazar Angelov<p>Fitness model <b>Lazar Angelov</b> has recently become very popular in the <b>fitness industry</b>. He motivates …

National Parks Adventures to Go On Before You Die

Seven experiences to start planning now.<p>Many visitors to America's national parks do the same things: they go geyser-watching in Yellowstone, peer …

Running For Weight Loss: Workout Modules And Extra Tips

Want to maximize fat burning while running for weight loss? This essential guide will help you achieve your weight loss goals!

Drug dealers use 'Steph Curry' likeness to market heroin

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia drug dealers looking to market their heroin as top of the line are stamping packets with the likeness of Golden State Warriors superstar Steph Curry.<p>Regional transit police chief Thomas Nestel tweeted a picture of several packets featuring Curry's face and name. His …

See the most and least touristy destinations you can visit around the world

If you want to spend your travels far away from other tourists, Bangladesh could be a good place for your next trip, according to a report from Priceonomics.<p>Priceonomics, a website that writes data-based stories, used information from the World Bank to determine which countries see the most or …

European Travel

Strength Training Workouts for Runners

Comprehensive workouts which promote injury prevention and enhance race performance.<p>Using the principles outlined in the April 2014 article <i>"Strong Misconceptions"</i>, I have athletes alternate between the following two strength-training workouts, doing one to two workouts per week. Judiciously …

Is It Better to Lift Heavier Weights or Do More Reps?

Anyone who hits the weight room regularly will inevitably face the question: Should you add more weight and do less repetitions or use a lighter …