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25 BEST HIKES IN THE WORLD TO PUT ON YOUR BUCKET LIST – Page 20

21. Routeburn Track<p>Location: New Zealand<br>Distance: 20 miles<br>Time: 2-4 days<br>Best Time to Go: November to April<p>Located on the South Island, Fiordland …

Hiking

The Best Ways to See Europe in Just 10 Days

If there’s one thing that Americans get shafted on (there’s not just one; there are loads), it’s vacation days. A 10-day trip will probably eat up a …

European Travel

If You Want to Sculpt Your Core, This Is the Only Exercise You Need

The plank position is one of the best moves to tone the upper body and core, and this variation takes the intensity to a whole other you're-gonna-be-sore-for-days level. It's similar to the plank-to-tuck if you've ever used a TRX, but this move only requires two small towels.<p>Begin in plank position …

Suspension Training

Yoga for thyroid problems: 6 poses

• Yoga and thyroid health<br>• Poses<br>• Hyperthyroidism<br>• Hypothyroidism<br>• When to see a doctor<p>Yoga is an accessible, low-impact exercise that reduces stress and …

Yoga

This Bodyweight Oblique Exercise Will Transform You Into a (Super-Ripped) Mermaid

Can't make it to mermaid fitness class? You can still get a little sea-queen-inspired workout at home with this mermaidy exercise move, the Mermaid Teaser. MntStudio founder Elaine Hayes demonstrates and breaks it down.<p>This oblique move "challenges your coordination and balance," said Elaine. "The …

PopSugar

Get a Toned Tummy Just Like Britney Spears With These 4 Easy Ab Moves

Have you seen Britney Spears lately? We have, and it's hard not to fixate on her popping abs! If you're thinking you could never have her abs, think again. Britney is a badass mother of two, and her amazing body is totally attainable. In a lot of ways, Brit is just like any one of us, and we can …

Britney Spears

Burn Fat At Home With This Hardcore, Do-Anywhere Workout

<i>By Jen Ator, photography by javi_indy / Freepik</i><p><b>No gym? No problem! Get in shape anywhere with Shaun T’s fat-burning interval plan.</b><p>If you don’t have …

Bodyweight Exercise

The 50 Best Hikes

From a family day hike through southern Utah’s Road Canyon to a grueling scramble through northern Michigan’s Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, this …

Adventure Travel

The Only Dumbbell Exercises You’ll Ever Need

There are hundreds of ways you can use weights to ramp up your workouts. But many basic moves target just one group of muscles, such as the biceps or …

Exercise

20-Minute Pilates Butt Workout for Stronger Glutes

<i>This article originally appeared on DailyBurn.com.</i><p>When you think of Pilates workouts, it’s all about the core — from your lower abs to the transverse …

14 Truly Beginner Exercises That Every Newbie Should Try — No Equipment Needed

Beginning your fitness journey and have no idea where to start? We gotchu. These truly beginner moves will allow you to build strength and create a mind-body connection while you get comfortable with exercise. No dumbbells or fancy machines required: just you, your bodyweight, and a little space to …

Yoga

How to train your brain to meet your weight loss goals in 2018

To many, January 1st is the start of a familiar cycle. The initial few weeks of the year, you’re a paragon of health. You make it to the gym four times a week and stick to your diet plan. But then, Valentine’s Day rolls around, and you give into the office candy jar—three times in one day. Then in …

What to Do When You've Lost Your Weight-Loss Mojo

There comes a time in your weight-loss journey when you'll waver. It happens to the best of us: sticking to any kind of health and fitness regimen requires a whole lot of energy, motivation, and time, and there's no shame in falling off the wagon (even if you do so in spectacular fashion). Most …

Fitness

This 60-Second Breathing Technique Beats Stress, Improves Health and Might Even Cure Your Insomnia

It's based on ancient yoga practice but it can lower your blood pressure today.<p>You know that getting a good night's sleep is vitally important for your mental and physical health, mood, and even your brain function. But what if you just can't fall asleep? We all have trouble sleeping at times in …

This Neighborhood in Canada Looks Like Something Straight Out of a Holiday Movie

Across the world, towns and cities are festooning their streets with lights, decking their halls with holly, and hosting all kinds of holiday …

On A Hike Through Utah's 'Mighty Five,' The Rocks Are Surreal But The Anvils Are Imaginary

Arches. Bryce. Canyonlands. Capitol Reef. Zion.<p>The mere mention of their names evokes images of Technicolor desertscapes, vermilion cliffs and vivid sunsets. They are Utah's "Mighty Five" national parks.<p>"Is that an anvil up there?" asked my 11-year-old daughter, as we passed under a particularly …

National Parks

42 Best cabin getaways

When you're looking to unplug from the world and be with family and friends, a relaxing trip into nature can be just what you need.<p>Not everyone is up to the task of roughing it outdoors à la Bear Grylls, however. Some travellers want pampering via a warm and cozy lodge, others like the feel of a …

How to Travel to the Amalfi Coast

Italy’s Amalfi Coast is sprinkled with stunning seaside towns. T+L’s guide will help you navigate the region like an expert.<p>The allure of the Amalfi …

Italy

The Best and Worst Times to Travel the World, Mapped

When we're planning a trip abroad, we tend to look at a lot of factors. There's the local area's weather, safety, customs, accommodation options, and …

Travel

South Africa’s best kept safari secrets

South Africa is renowned for its remarkable safari experiences, with people from all around the world travelling miles and miles to spend a night or …

Travel

Feel Like a Badass With Tone It Up's Full Body Dumbbell Workout

To share a bit of the Tone It Up 21 Fall Challenge, Karena and Katrina from TIU put together this powerful full-body, strength-training workout that they say "will sculpt your gorgeous bod from head to toe — arms, abs, booty, everything!" The two trainers say they love full-body workouts "because …

Health

Do These 6 Things If You Want to Ditch Belly Fat For Good

If your waist is the first place pounds tend to creep up on, those are probably the pounds that are the hardest to lose. If you've been blessed with an apple-shaped body and you're looking to slim your middle a bit, here's what you need to do to lose your belly fat.<p>Be Kind to Yourself<p>Instagram is …

Lake Como: Italy's greatest lake

My first evening at the Grand Hotel Tremezzo, the terrace is filled with people dancing after a party. The mood is exultant, stilettoes clattering …

What to Do in the Berkshires

It's everything you could do in New York City or Boston, but in the woods!<p>Deep in the mountains of Western Massachusetts, a Shakespearean theatre troupe mounts <i>The Tempest</i>; a James Turrell exhibit lights up a room; and Sting readies his band. It may seem an unlikely place to find this caliber of …

This 10-Minute Routine Will Boost Clarity and Creativity

Get your subconscious working for you.<p>"Your subconscious mind works continuously, while you are awake, and while you sleep." -- Napoleon Hill<p>Your subconscious never rests. It controls your heartbeat, blood circulation, digestion, and all the vital processes and functions of your body. It knows the …

Creativity

Glamping: The 9 best resorts in the U.S.

Luxury camping at its finest<p>Let’s face it: Camping is not for everyone. Whether it’s the bugs, sleeping on the ground, or the lack of plumbing, for some people, the Great Outdoors can feel more like a natural disaster than an adventure.<p>Glamping—a slightly obnoxious term short for “glamorous …

The 6 Most Beautiful National Parks to Add to Your Travel Bucket List Stat

The term “bucket list” usually conjures images of foreign landscapes and exotic locations, the type of journey that involves passports and tons of …

National Parks

The 8 best state parks in Utah

Anasazi, Boulder<p>This small state park is located in the town of Boulder along Highway 12, bordering the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument. …

National Parks

5 Great Cross-Training Sports for Cyclists

Looking for a way to round out your fitness? These five sports will help you do so and more.<p>Even the most top-level pros dip their toes in other sports now and again. It helps them stay both mentally and physically well-rounded so they avoid burnout and imbalance. Cross-training not only gives you …

LA’s Grand Central Market: A complete guide

How to make the most of the vibrant food hall<p>Opened in the first half of the 20th century, Grand Central Market has survived depressions, recessions, and multiple phases of Downtown redevelopment. It is a vibrant and thriving community of multicultural stands and food stops, with 37 vendors in …