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12 Backpacking Hacks for Your Next Trip! [Infographic]

Whether you’re backpacking down the Grand Canyon or braving the cold in Yosemite, some of these backpacking hacks can help make your trip easier – or …

Want To Live In The Arctic Circle? Build Your House Inside A Solar Geodesic Dome

That's what this Norwegian family did.<p>The Hjertefølger family began their experiment in sustainable living in 2013, when they moved to Sandhornøya Island in the Arctic Circle to build their home. There, they constructed a three story cob house from sustainable materials like sand and clay. To …

Bodyweight Lunge | Exercise Videos & Guides | Bodybuilding.com

• Stand erect with your feet hip-width apart, chest out, and shoulders back, maintaining the natural curvature of your spine. Your knees should be …

6 Exercises For a Strong, Healthy Butt

Build Your Glutes, Save Your Lower Back<p>Is Direct Glute Training Dangerous?<p>There's been some talk lately about how certain glute exercises are …

Physiotherapy

High Reps Light Weight, Or Low Reps Heavy Weight For Building Muscle?

Through the years many have tried to <b>build muscle</b> and <b>cut body fat</b> by using various methods. What works for one person, doesn't work for another. It was thought in the 1950's that three sets of 10 reps for three times a week on each exercise was the key to getting a muscular body. This worked for …

Fitness

How I Lost Weight Having Champagne, Bread, and Cheese Every Day

<i>The following post was originally featured on Love, Sweat, and Fitness and written by Katie Dunlop, who is part of POPSUGAR Select Fitness.</i><p>Is it possible to lose weight on vacation?<p>I'm all about that "Green Juice Now, Champagne Later" life, but vacation is a whole other ______.<p>I've spent the better …

13 Best (and Worst) Ways to Measure Body Fat

What's the best way to calculate your body fat? Experts separate the legit from the ridiculous.

Most vitamins are useless, but here are the ones you should take

Or not.<p>Decades of research has failed to find any substantial evidence that vitamins and supplements do any significant good. In fact, recent studies skew in the opposite direction, having found that certain vitamins may be bad for you. Several have been linked with an increase in certain cancers, …

Wellness

The 15-minute HIIT workout to target arms

Westend61 / Getty<p>Westend61 / Getty<p><b>Duration</b> 15<p><b>Exercises</b> 15<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>Turning your arms workout into a high-intensity interval session makes the most …

The Only 4 Strength-Training Exercises You’ll Ever Need

<b>You can do these strength moves any time, at any fitness level.</b> <i>– By Jenna Bergen Southerland for Prevention</i>Photograph by Ryan HulvatI do my best to …

Workouts

I Tested Your Best Camping Hacks And This Is What Happened

There was ~some~ food on fire.

Double Duty: Lightening Your Backpacking Load with Multi-Purpose Gear

“If you can’t ride two horses at once you shouldn’t be in the circus.” – James Maxton (1885­-1946) Text by Cam Honan One of many ways in which a …

7 Foods You Shouldn’t Eat For Flat Stomach

7 Foods You Shouldn’t Eat For Flat Stomach<p>If you are carrying an extra few pounds around your middle, one of the easiest ways to lose it is to take a …

Here’s Exactly How Exercise—Or Lack of It—Affects Aging Muscles. This Just Might Change Your Life

Buried deep inside your muscle tissue may be the secret answer to your flagging energy, growing waist size, and declining health. Take action now.<p>Under the glare of overhead lights, the paper-thin, ruby-red shavings of Rosangela Santiago’s muscle glow like fine gems. <i>I can’t believe those just came</i> …

Weight Lifting to Build a Big Gluteus Maximus

The gluteus maximus, the largest and strongest muscle in your lower body, is responsible for extending your hips or driving your legs back behind …

Plant-based protein: 5 sources to add to your diet

When you think of protein, what comes to mind? Is it a juicy bacon cheeseburger or a 12-ounce steak? If so, you’re not alone. Many of us still equate protein with meat (and other animal products). But there are many <i>other</i> protein sources worth considering.<p>Protein is a macronutrient that comes in …

Nutrition

21 signs you're mentally stronger than average

It is the daily practice of pushing yourself to grow stronger, maintaining realistic optimism, and setting healthy boundaries. Mentally strong people don't do things like waste time feeling sorry for themselves or give away their power to other people.<p>How do you know where you fall on the spectrum? …

Self-help

A Simple Adjustment to Decrease Knee Pain While Running

You may be able to prevent knee pain from patellofemoral stress syndrome or joint degeneration by changing your running style.<p>If you have knee pain …

The workout to build bigger arms

davidf / Getty<p>davidf / Getty<p><b>Duration</b> 30<p><b>Exercises</b> 6<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>Hey guys, we have a confession to make: We really don’t know why muscles grow how they …

Muscle

This Is What Happens When You Don’t Eat After A Workout

Most nutritionists recommend eating something within 30 minutes after a workout. Your body, after using up its available energy, needs to be …

Exercise

5 Stretches You Can Do With a Strap or Towel

5 Easy Stretches With a Strap or Towel<p>You can use a strap or towel to improve your overall flexibility.<p>One way to prevent injuries, such as muscular …

Hip Weakness May Contribute to Knee Pain

If you have knee pain or problems, your physical therapist may pay close attention to your hips and the strength of your hip muscles. Why? Because …

Biomechanics

The Short Arc Quad Exercise to Improve Quadriceps Strength

The short arc quad exercise is a PT exercise that is often used after a lower extremity injury to strengthen and improve neuromuscular recruitment of …

How to Do the Overhead Lunge

The overhead lunge is a weighted variation of the basic lunge that works the entire body and involves nearly every muscle group. By holding weights …

For Stronger Abs, Add This 2-Minute Ab Workout to Any Routine

This group of classic Pilates moves, collectively known as the Series of Five, is the perfect addition to any workout. Take it from Lisa Corsello, founder of Burn Pilates and wholehearted Series of Five fan. "It is my favorite set of exercises," she explains. "Whenever I work out, I do a Series of …