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See the USA as an outdoor theme park with this colourful map

There are few countries that manage to be a geographically diverse as the United States. With leafy forests, icy glaciers and dry deserts, it’s a delight for travellers to explore the topographical delights. Now the USA has been colourfully imagined as a theme park with incredible outdoor …

Researchers Discover The Best Exercise To Get A Flat, Toned Stomach

The most effective exercise for a toned, flat stomach?<p>If your belly is your area of concern when it comes to weight loss, you're certainly not alone. …

How to Raise Children Who Trust Themselves and Love Their Bodies

Can you remember how old you were the first time you were catcalled? It's not exactly a nice memory, but it does stand out. I was 9 years old when I …

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 …

13 Things Mentally Strong Parents Don't Do

Raising mentally strong kids who are equipped to take on real-world challenges requires parents to give up the unhealthy — yet popular — parenting practices that are robbing kids of mental strength.<p>Of course, helping kids build mental muscle isn’t easy — it requires parents to be mentally strong as …

Self-help

Want a Happy Marriage? Do This 1 Thing, According to a Clinical Psychologist

It won't be easy, but it will be worth it.<p>You already know that a strong marriage can be an important boost to your career. But are you wondering if your own union is as solid as it could be? Is there something you can do to make a new marriage last or an already-pretty-good marriage even …

Conor McGregor Vs. Floyd Mayweather Live Stream: How To Watch The Mayweather Vs. McGregor Fight

The Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor fight is as must see as it gets!<p>An undefeated boxer squaring off against a rising UFC phenom? The Saturday …

If You Can Make It Through These 29 Jokes Without Laughing, You Have No Soul

"What's red and bad for your teeth? A brick."<p>—weliveintheshade<p>—slashchunks<p>—yourpetgoldfish<p>—PMMEURFELLINGS<p>—amateur-dentist<p>—Alexxm<p>—idontknow1138<p>—Bryaxis<p>—paaccc<p>—ICanSeeYourAura<p>—Arkham_Assassin<p>—haroldburgess<p>—Bosswashington<p>—Fordhandsfree<p>—BetaWolf47<p>—Knotawich<p>—newtonsgood<p>—parkerob<p>—ShyeAnn<p><i>Jokes have been</i> …

Here are six costly failures from America’s longest war. No. 1: Cashmere goats.

By Andrew deGrandpre<p>, Deputy national security editor<p>Alex Horton<p>, Reporter<p>President Trump on Monday announced an increase of troops in Afghanistan, taking the reins of a conflict where 8,500 personnel are mostly focused on buttressing their Afghan counterparts in the face of Taliban and Islamic …

Afghanistan

The Best Day Hike in Every State

Nothing against life-list treks that take months to plan and weeks to hike. We live for those dream trips, too. But we live through dayhikes. The …

Here's what the Bible says about homosexuality

As Australia faces a postal plebiscite on same-sex marriage, we are seeing a steady stream of articles arguing the “yes” or “no” case. Many on the …

11 books the US Army's top officer recommends to help understand the world

Secretary James Mattis has been heralded as a "warrior monk" for his prodigious knowledge and voracious reading habits.<p>But Mattis, a retired Marine general, is not the only US military officer who has supplemented his martial knowledge with academic achievement.<p>In that spirit, the US Army has …

Brookings Institution

These are the most Instagram-worthy waterfall hikes in all 50 states

<b>Connecticut: Roaring Brook Falls</b> <br>Categorized as a moderate-level three-mile hike, the reward is a spectacular view of the state’s highest single-drop …

The Core-Shredding Abs Exercise You’re Probably Not Doing

And if you are, you’re most likely doing it wrong<p>The key move that gymnasts do to forge a rock-solid core isn’t the situp, crunch, or even the plank. In fact, it’s a move you might not have ever seen in the gym.<p>The hollow hold is one of the first movements that gymnasts learn. It’s a simple yet …

11 Exercises That Will Help You Eliminate Low Back Pain for Good

Going through daily life with back pain is a serious downer. When a heavy squat snatch triggered something in my lower back during the CrossFit Open …

Workouts

This Full-Body Workout Will Leave You Drenched In just 15 Minutes

Burn serious fat in the time it'd take you to get your coffeeno equipment necessary<p>Need a quick, effective workout for when you're crunched for time? You've come to the right place: In our Busy Burner video series, the country's top trainers walk you through short workouts that will challenge your …

5 More Trails That Belong on Your Bucket List

Getting to know different trails around the country (and on occasion, across the globe) is one of our favorite parts of having writers from every …

20 Great Places to Camp in America's National Parks

The summer may be fading fast, but it's not over just yet. And if you're looking for some great places to go camping before the season is done,</i> …

National Parks

The workout plan to get a six-pack without doing a single crunch

milan2099 / Getty<p>milan2099 / Getty<p><b>Duration</b> 45<p><b>Exercises</b> 7-8<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>Believe it or not, if you want a ripped midsection, training your abs directly …

5 Gym Hacks That Actually Work

We live in a Golden Age of fitness science. Studies come out every month that confirm one or another fundamental truth about how to get in shape — …

The 60-second vein-popping arm workout

It may sound too good to be true, but you can really add nearly an inch to your arms after a few short training sessions. Instead of working out your …

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6 Bodyweight Workouts That Actually Build Muscle

IT CAN BE tempting to head into the gym and immediately start pounding the heavy iron. But we’re here to tell you that a bodyweight routine will work …

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​13 Planks That Will Sculpt Your Core

Forget what you know about the basics and give these a try<p>The basic plank is one of the finest ways to work your entire middle, forcing you to brace your abs, obliques, and lower back.<p>But planks can get boring unless you mix things up. It's a position that you hold for a minute, and once you get …

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​These 25 Moves Will Give You Rock-Hard Abs

What you truly need for a shredded core<p>When it comes to getting rock-hard abs, planks and crunches just won't cut it. The Anarchy Abs Workout, created by Andy Speer, is all about training your abs through various types of movement, guaranteed to challenge your core in ways you haven't experienced …