Michael Soukup

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Rocky Mountain National Park offers stunning scenery in Colorado

From the wooded forests to the mountain tundra in scenic Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park offers stunning beauty that must be seen and …

Simple Ways To Add Speed & Endurance

Learn the benefits of developing VO2 Max, Lactate Threshold and Running Economy. Photo: ShutterstockOver the past several years, athletes have …

The Colorado Experiment: Fact or Fiction

Did Casey Viator Really Gain 63 Pounds of Muscle in 28 Days?<p>The Colorado Experiment took place in May of 1973 at Colorado State University. The …

The Latest Fitness Craze Isn’t About Weight Loss

Could the fitness industry be moving away from its obsession with thinness and ‘get ripped quick’ schemes?<p>What is fitness for? If you were to ask the …

22 Secret Ways to Save Money at Amazon

<i>By Morgan Quinn, Contributor</i><p>Visit Amazon.com, and you'll likely find tons of deals on your favorite items -- from electronics, books and toys to clothing, jewelry and home goods. Although you're probably already getting a good deal on an item if you buy it on Amazon, there are still other ways you …

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 …

The Best Chest Workout in Under 10 Minutes

This 10-minute chest workout is perfect for gaining power, strength, and muscle size. Created by Noam Tamir, C.S.C.S., the founder of TS Fitness in …

8 Habits of Happy, Healthy, and Successful People

Simple behaviors that are committed to over time can yield enormous results.<p>According to Harvard psychologist Shawn Achor, happiness and success cannot be pursued directly. Instead, these things are organic byproducts of quality habits and vision. As Aristotle put it, "To be excellent we cannot …

Self-improvement

8 Warning Signs You're Defeated Before You Start Working on Your Goals

Raise your hand if you've failed to follow through with one of your goals?<p>One day you're feeling inspired. Maybe you watched a motivational TED talk or read a blog post that set your heart on fire. You've been wanting to make a change in your life and today's the day you finally decide do it.<p>On day …

Test Your Relative Strength in 20 Seconds

7 Bodyweight Challenges You Gotta Try<p>Most of us recognize the importance of testing. After all, we need to make sure we're actually getting stronger …

7 Greatest Old School Exercises

No matter what your level of training is, whether you’re just a beginner or a seasoned lifter, some exercises stand out as the essentials and they …

14 of the biggest misconceptions 20-somethings have about success

In fact, the goals you set for yourself when you were 20 are likely to be completely different from the ones you are hoping to achieve at age 30. And you very well could find the path you expected to lead you to success is nothing like the one you've taken.<p>Here are 14 misconceptions people in their …

The 18 best books for someone just starting out in their career

Chances are, your college didn't offer classes on how to negotiate your salary, deal with a micromanaging boss, or confront annoying coworkers.<p>But there's still something you can do to prepare yourself for the tricky world of work: read.<p>Here are 18 books we think every young professional should …

5 Stocks to Buy and Hold for 20 Years

Image source: General Electric.<p>According to legendary investor Warren Buffett, the best holding period is forever. While most investors may not have quite that long of a time horizon, the key to successful investing is buying high-quality stocks at reasonable prices and holding them for a very long …

Bodyweight Giant Set That Burns Fat and Builds Muscle Like Crazy

It’s clear that for sustained fat loss, training is necessary. A diet alone is not a viable option because it will destroy your muscles as much as it …

25 Great American Motorcycle Roads

US Route 550, San Juan Skyway (CO)<p><b>The Road:</b> A winding 233-mile sequence of rises, dips, and bends in Colorado’s San Juan Mountains that include the …

Motorcycles

Build a Fighting Physique Like Conor McGregor

Add some intensity to your training with tips from the biggest star in the UFC: featherweight champion Conor McGregor.<p>The UFC Octagon separates human …

Martial Arts

The Only 20-Minute Outdoor Workout You'll Need This Summer

Sweet summertime has finally arrived and what better way to celebrate than pausing that gym membership, saving a little cash and taking your workouts outside?<p>There are so many bodyweight-based exercise moves you can combine to create workout circuits that are challenging and effective anywhere and …