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Best Views in Great Britain: Europe Travel in Breathtaking Photos

The British Isles are a travel gem – full of fantastic views and a treasure trove of history. Whether you love towering castles, mythical legends, …

The 10 Best Apps For the Outdoors

Turn your phone into a star chart, a 360-degree camera, a botany expert, and more with these handy programs.Love ‘em or hate ‘em, smartphones have …

The Cold Cure: What Freezing Water and Extreme Altitude Can Do For Our Health

<b>At first it is only a dark purple absence</b> of stars in a pinpricked sky. Soon dawn sets the glacier ablaze like a beacon. Kilimanjaro. Africa's …

An outdoor Christmas dinner could be a lot of fun

<b>It would be a Christmas dinner unlike any other, and here are some ideas for making it happen.</b><p>What if you approached Christmas dinner from a …

48 Hours in Roanoke, Virginia

Roanoke, Virginia, has long been on the radar of outdoors enthusiasts, and for very good reasons. McAfee Knob, one of the most stunning and most …

Hiking

The Best Health Documentaries on Netflix to Kick-Start Your 2018 Resolutions

It seems counterintuitive: Sit down and stream these health documentaries to kick-start your wellness resolutions—but hear us out. While …

15 Best Outdoor Gifts For The Next Camping Trip Under $50

Bushcraft 101<p>For the outdoorsman in training, some literature based on how to make the most of your outdoor excursions is never a bad idea. This …

Two friends walked from Mexico to Canada and picked up every piece of rubbish they saw along the way

Seth Orme, 26, and Paul Twedt, 30, have carried everything from beer bottles and cigarette butts to discarded mattresses for stretches of up to 100 …

We Traveled 3500km To Sleep In A 5-Billion-Star ‘Hotel’ In Norway And It Made Our Jaws Drop

We drove my old rickety Ford Escort from Helsinki to Troms with my adventure buddy Mika-Pekka Markkanen. Then visited Senja and Lofoten islands and …

Northern Lights

The 11 Best U.S. National Parks For Solitude

Most everyone knows that some of the least likely national park spaces to find solitude are the South Rim of the Grand Canyon, Old Faithful in …

Yes, Cat Hiking Is A Real Thing

I was climbing at Smith Rock State Park the other day and two people ahead of me on the trail caught my attention. It wasn’t that the man was tall, …

Pets

Camping in Great Smoky Mountain National Park

Known as much for its majestic beauty as for the fact that it’s one of the biggest protected areas in the Eastern U.S. for black bears, Great Smoky …

Keep on running: train your brain

Even amateur sportspeople can learn to stave off exhaustion with a few mental tricks, says Amit Katwala<p>Where does fatigue come from? It doesn’t come from the body. Even when people exercise to exhaustion, studies have shown that there is fuel left in the tank – one found there was enough energy …

The Brain

Make the pie your neighbors won’t stop talking about

<i>Editors’ note: In this new monthly column, the author focuses on dishes that can travel well and feed a crowd.</i><p>Hello, dog days of summer — a time for potlucks, cookouts, family reunions and pool parties. By their very nature, these gatherings are dependent on the guests’ generosity and collective …

Baking

Will Meyer’s Brother Cycles Big Bro & Tour Divide Gear List

compose Guest time Jun 10, 2016 comment 11<p>Right about now, Will Meyer (1/2 of London-based Brother Cycles) is packed up to attempt his first Tour …

Bikepacking

Are You Brave Enough To Spend the Night in This Tent?

It takes camping to new heights.<p>From hiking along beautiful nature trails, to cooking by the campfire, to shacking up in a tent, camping is a quintessential summer experience. But if you're ready to take your outdoor adventures to the next level, meet Tentsile, a new form of extreme camping. It's …

The Kalalau Trail Is Hands Down The Most Incredible Hike In America

An epic adventure awaits.<p>If you're looking for the most epic hike in America, get ready to pack your bags and head far, far west.<p>The Kalalau Trail on the Hawaiian island of Kauai weaves through one of the world's most famous natural wonders, the Na Pali coast. With 180-degrees of the electric blue …

Hiking

The Naked 3D Fitness Tracker

"Have you ever tried to see what your butt looks like to other people?" asked Susan Rinkunas at <i>New York</i> magazine. Well, it's about to get a lot …

Fitness

Pasteurized, homogenized, organic, hormone-free: What’s up with your milk?

Although dairy alternatives like nut, soy, and even pea milk have been growing in popularity over the past few years, milk (from cows! — remember …

The Best Cannabis Strains for Hiking, Camping and Backpacking (As Told by Leafly Reviews) | Leafly

There’s no question that the Leafly community is an active one: Leafly reviewers love enhancing their outdoor activities and experiences with …

Hiking

When 26 miles just isn't enough... Meet the 81-year-old multi marathon man

Imagine, after you finish the<b>London Marathon on Sunday</b>– your knees burning, your ligaments liquidised, in need of several gallons of petroleum jelly to douse the fiery aftermath of all that chafing – someone says to you: just another nine marathons to go.<p>Given that at this point you could barely …

How to Make Zhug, the Yemenite Hot Sauce You'll Want to Put on Everything

Last week, when I wrote about my recipe for <i>phat phrik khing</i>, I tried my absolute darnedest to convince you that a good mortar and pestle belongs in the arsenal of any home cook. It will actually extract more flavor from herbs and spices than a food processor or blender ever can, producing chili …

Do These 6 Things if You Want to Start Your Day Before 6 a.m.

Reap the benefits of starting your day earlier by following these 6 tips.<p>One of my first published articles, "Six Reasons Why You Should Wake Up at 6 a.m.," had many people motivated and inspired. Yet, they still had a difficult time waking up that early.<p>The hardest part of becoming an early riser …

13 ‘health’ foods you’re better off avoiding

Take swapping your dairy milk for almond milk. Is liquid from nuts really nutritionally superior to milk from a cow?<p>Or splurging on pink Himalayan sea salt. Healthy habit or a little bit of nonsense?<p>We asked Andy Bellatti, a registered dietitian and the co-founder of the group Dietitians for …

The 16 Best Nutrition Bars for Every Goal

Sure, your rumbling tummy might make the magnetic pull of the drive-thru seem irresistible, but silencing the temptation without expending all your …

Nutrition

Almond butter vs. peanut butter: A food-off between everyone's favorite spread

There was always an open jar of reduced-fat Jif in our pantry when I was growing up. “It’s healthier,” Mom said as she slathered two pieces of frozen …

Don’t Feel Like Cooking? Don’t! 6 No-Fuss Dinners From Nutrition Pros

<i>Cooking at home can save major calories, and dietitian Julie Upton, MS, RD, of Appetite For Health has rounded up five easy, no-stress dinners that you can have on the table in mere minutes.</i><p>There's one simple thing you can do to protect your health — and whittle your waistline. Want a hint? It …

For serious training, hold the carbs at dinnertime

With a "sleep-low" sports diet, an athlete skips carbohydrates at dinner. In the morning, his or her body should have low reserves of the …

4-Ingredient Salted Peanut Protein Balls — Just 60 Calories!

Crunchy on the outside. Soft and chewy on the inside. We apologize, but you probably won't be able to stop reaching for these salted peanut protein balls.<p>It's OK, because at just 61 calories per ball, these treats make a great snack before or after a workout. Each ball offers 2.4 grams of protein …

7 Exercises For a Strong and Stunning Midsection

Core training is always a hot topic. If we're honest, we all want that toned midsection for Summer, and from a health perspective, a strong core is vital. Especially as we get older and especially if we're stuck at a desk all day. Posture, balance, lower back health — they all relate to the …

Workouts