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The 5 Best Exercises at the Gym, According to Personal Trainers

Don’t hit the weight room again until these are on your to-do list.<p>Maybe you're new to working out. Maybe you've been working out for so long that you just realized you've been doing the <i>same six exercises</i> for the last three years. Or perhaps you were recently engaged in some next-level TRX workout …

Workouts

The Workout to Burn Off Your Belly Fat

“You can rip out ab exercises all day long in the gym, but without the right combination of high-intensity fat-burning cardio along with specific …

Workouts

This Beach Tent Has Made Me Actually Like Going to the Beach

It’s light, airy, spacious, and shelters you from the sun.<p>OK, it’s not that I never <i>liked</i> going to the beach, but more that going to the beach has …

Our Favorite Pee Funnels

My go-to way to pee when I’m outside is to find a place to pop a squat. Usually behind a leafy tree. Second to a nice, clean restroom, I imagine that’s probably most people’s preference. But there are times when you simply can’t pull down your pants and pee, like when you’re halfway up a multipitch …

DIY camper van cost just $18K to build

How one couple is living the #VanLife dream<p>It’s a story that’s engrained in #VanLife lore: Dreaming of something different, an outdoorsy couple quits two successful engineering jobs and sells their house—with nearly everything in it. They build their own DIY camper van and embark on a non-stop …

Campervans

12 Vegetable Garden Plans & Layout Ideas That Will Inspire You

Are you ready to plant your garden, but are feeling a little unsure of how to lay it out?<p>Well, it seems everyone faces that dilemma each year. The …

Best Spots to Live (for a While) as a Digital Nomad

So you’ve finally figured out a way to work remote. Good for you. Now for the hard part: Where should you live? Or, rather, where should you spend the next week or month before moving on to the next spot? We’ve rounded up a list of co-working and co-living spaces everywhere from major cities to …

Sledding around Finland in this wilderness cabin must be the best way to see the Northern Lights

Towed by snowmobile!<p><b>Sledding around the snowy Arctic may sound like the pursuit of Santa Claus, but it's also a great way to see the Northern Lights.</b><p>Now, you can experience the best way to see the natural phenomenon, in a cosy mobile hotel, that can be towed by snowmobile to the best viewing …

Northern Lights

How to Build a Drip Irrigation System - DIY

Proper watering is one of the most important aspects of growing your own vegetables. On a recent trip to Virginia, I met Scott and Susan Hill of Hill …

Gardening

WATCH: These Affordable Machine-Washable Area Rugs Are Total Game Changers

Soiled rugs are a universal woe. Whether you’re a parent to a tiny human and are haunted by art supplies and juice drinks, or a pet parent in the …

How To Do Everything (Outdoorsy) Better

<b>Adventure is tricky business.</b> You need gear. You need to maintain that gear. You need a skillset, or two, or three... You need safety advice. Fitness …

Outdoor Kids: The Best Adventure Family Gear

Here’s the gear to make getting outside with kids fun. From hiking with toddlers to biking with babies, we’ve got you covered.<b>As lovers of the</b> …

Kids

The Minimalist's Strength Workout

Like most athletes who would rather be outdoors running, riding, swimming, or hiking, I don’t set aside much time for the gym. Yet I fully realize the importance of building general strength and mobility—not just to support my outdoor activities, but also for everyday health and fitness. I’d like …

Garage Gym Experiment

<b>The Garage Gym Experiment</b> is dedicated to those that workout at home, because there may be nobody else watching. Read More.<p>Your reminder that there …

Home Workouts

Why We Love the New Polaroid Snap

“That’s a great picture,” the man said in slangy Cuban Spanish, looking at the small screen on my DSLR. Drained from a day of shooting in the hot Caribbean sun, I took the ego stroke in stride and thanked him and his friends again for the portrait while packing my camera bag.<p>“So when will you give …

The Best Chemical-Free Sunscreens and After-Sun Skin Treatments

Scan the shelves at your local Walgreen’s, and you’ll find just two kinds of sunscreens: those that feel great but are full of hard-to-pronounce chemicals, and natural options that are as thick and pasty as wall spackle. No wonder most of us typically wear less sunscreen than we ought …

Why Fly Fishing Legends Call the Catskill Mountains Home

The Catskill Mountains are the birthplace of American dry-fly fishing. The famed Beaverkill, Upper Delaware, Neversink, and Willowemac rivers are pristine waters with incredibly unique bug life, and legendary fly fishermen have found home on their banks. In <i>Integrity of the Catch</i>, this short film …

How Lizard Alleviates Lower Back Pain and Stretches Those Hips

<b>Benefits</b><br>-Stretches the hip flexors, hamstrings and groin.<br>-Alleviates lower back pain.<p><b>Instructions</b><br>-From Downward Dog, take a deep breath in.<br>-Exhale, …

Yoga

Six Daily Exercises to Boost Mobility and Balance

Olympic cyclist Evelyn Stevens, Olympic volleyball player Kerri Walsh Jennings, big wave surfer Laird Hamilton, and extreme kayaker Brad Ludden have one thing in common: they all train with Kelly Starrett. A doctor of physical therapy at CrossFit San Francisco, Starrett has built a reputation as …

13 CrossFit WODs to Torch Calories and Build Lean Muscle

1 of 13<p>Edgar Artiga<p>1. CrossFit WOD: Helen<p>2 of 13<p>Edgar Artiga<p>2. CrossFit WOD: DT<p><b>From Coach:</b> Stephen “Coop” Cooperstock, CrossFit Max Effort central …

10 CrossFit workouts to get rid of love handles

Walk into any CrossFit box and the second thing you’ll notice—after the symphony of crashing weights—is that no one seems to be able to afford a …