Mike Belanger

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5 Foods That Cause You to Be Gassy and Bloated

Let's be real. Gas and bloating is a part of being a human. In fact, we pass gas or burp about 20 times a day, according to <i>Everyday Health</i>.<p>But every …

Nutrition

Three Approaches to Getting Unstuck When You're Out of Ideas

The first step (always the hardest, right?) in solving a problem is recognizing you have one. We’re all familiar with the feeling of grappling with a …

What Happens if You Don't Drink Water

Ever notice how we recommend drinking more water in basically every article on weight loss, health, and fitness? We'd hate to sound like a broken …

The 15-Minute Workout That’ll Leave You Chill AF | Women's Health

Exercise 1 Downward Dog Twist Dolphin<p>Starting on all fours, curl your toes under and straighten your legs as you lift and push your hips back into downward dog. Reach your left hand to the outer edge of your right leg. Rotate your rib cage to the right, keeping your right arm straight. Hold for …

This Workout Will Tone Your Entire Body Just In Time For Swimsuit Season

Believe it or not, summer is coming up <i>really</i> soon.<p>And who doesn't want to feel confident and fit in tank tops, shorts, skirts and bikinis? I …

Workouts

How Your Meditation Routine Is Altering Your DNA

Most people who meditate do it because it feels good or perhaps because they've heard it's good for their health. Many people, myself included, have …

7 Habits of Leaders Who Know How to Motivate Millennials | Inc.com

It wasn't long ago that the basketball world was resigned to the idea that Stephen Curry would never be any more than a talented shooter whose weaknesses (his small size and oddly turning ankles) would define him. And yet here we are in 2016: Curry is the defending league MVP and NBA champion (with …

Leadership

The Ultimate Survival Guide to Not Fitting In

They say “write what you know,” so here’s this:<p>I’m good at not fitting in. I do it all the time. But humans need to belong, so I do these things to …

Bill Gates

How To Eat On The Run For The Beginner Runner

Most of us are well-versed in eating on the run, but in terms of actually eating <i>while</i> running, many of us come up short. For runners new to distance, …

If You're Dairy-Free, This New Plant-Based Milk Is Going to Change Everything For You

If you're vegan, not a fan of dairy, or simply lactose intolerant, then get excited — we've made a pretty awesome discovery, and we think you're going to like it.<p>Of all the plant-based milks, it can be hard to choose one. Which has the most protein? Which goes best in coffee? Am I getting enough …

Nutrition

The 8 Most Breathtaking National Parks in America

1 of 8<p>Yellowstone<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 8<p>Acadia<p>3 of 8<p>Kenai Fjords<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 8<p>Channel Islands<p>Advertisement<p>5 of 8<p>Yosemite<p>Advertisement<p>6 of 8<p>Hawai'i …

National Parks

Yellowstone National Park

Section Hiking the Appalachian Trail: Front Royal, Virginia thru Harper’s Ferry West Virginia

Appalachian Trail, just north of Front RoyalIt started to rain as soon as I left the Mountain Home Hostel on Rt 522 in Front Royal, Virginia (969.1). …

Backpacking

10 Wilderness Survival Uses for Hiking Socks

by Austin Campbell April 27, 2016 1 Comment<p>CloudLine Hiking Socks aren't just super comfy, they are also super useful in a survival situation!<p>We do …

8 Perfect Northwest Camping Destinations

On a Riverfront<p>In 2005 an acoustic ecologist claimed that the quietest square inch in the world was in the Olympic National Park forest near the <b>Hoh</b> …

Review: Our Top 5 Approach Shoes

465<p>SHARES<p><i>This story originally appeared in the May 2015 issue of our print edition.</i><p>They carried you 10 miles on a trail into the backcountry of the …

Backpacking

The 20 Best Small Towns In America To Visit In 2016, According To The Smithsonian

This year's list by The Smithsonian is bound to give you intense wanderlust — unless you're lucky enough to live in these charming destinations year round.<p>The Smithsonian just released its annual list of the best small towns in America, and this year's roundup is bound to give you intense …

Zion National Park

The American Hiking Trails You Must Do Before You Die

Shutterstock<p>Panorama Trail<p><b>Where it is:</b> Yosemite National Park, CA<b><br>Distance:</b> 8.5 miles<br>Have your GoPro ready—you're definitely going to want to capture …

Is fasting + hiking the best way for full-body rejuvenation?

Re-centering, reconnection with nature, a detox of your internal organs and all the benefits of natural fresh air are just a few of the many …

Wellness