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20 Awesome Chants That Will Radically Improve Your Life

Chanting is a spiritual discipline believed to improve listening skills, heightened energy and more sensitivity toward others.<p>Chanting is a spiritual discipline believed to improve listening skills, heightened energy and more sensitivity toward others. The practice gained popularity when an album …

Trainer Confessions: 5 Exercises That Don’t Do What You Think They Do

You’ll be shocked when you find out which muscles you’re actually working<p>At the gym, I see a lot of people working hard to tone up, trim down, and get stronger. But I also see folks making exercise choices under false assumptions—some based on outdated advice, some because they’re following the …

Workouts

A Park Ranger's Guide to Yosemite

TravelInsider's Guide<p>Both the solitude of the alpine ridge and the throngs of the valley are part of the experience when you visit <b>Yosemite National Park</b>. “No temple made with human hands can compare with Yosemite,” wrote John Muir, whose crusading led to the creation of the park.<p><b>Kari Cobb</b> has been …

Sneak Preview: The Jade Museum's Sparkling New Home in Costa Rica

The Jade Museum has been one of the top must-see cultural institutions in San Jose, Costa Rica for years. And now, it's likely going to surge even higher on the list of things to do in that Central American nation.<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>Sneak Preview of the New Jade Museum in San Jose, Costa Rica<p>The Jade …

Costa Rica

Screaming Down a Bavarian Hillside on a Luge

It's important to balance a bus tour itinerary with both serious sightseeing and flat-out fun and exhilaration. And in Bavaria, that means a mountain luge ride (<i>Sommerrodelbahn</i>). We give a careful safety talk and, invariably, someone still drags their elbow on the side of the course and takes home …

Luge

Best Towns Tournament 2014: Results

Well, here it is. The moment you've all been waiting for. Duluth, MN, took down Provo, UT, Sunday night to earn the title of <i>Outside</i>'s Best Town 2014. We'll be following up with coverage of both towns in print and online this September, so look out for our Best Towns special—and maybe start planning …