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Four Collapsible Suitcases That Are Sturdy, Beautiful, and Easy to Stow

My suitcase lives permanently propped open on the floor of my bedroom, somewhere between my dresser and my closet. It’s a symptom of my job as a …

10 of the best mountain cabins and lodges in Europe

With views to savour and activities as high-octane or as chilled out as you want, our mountain cabin picks feature getaways to suit all tastes<p>Loen, Norway<p>By a tranquil lake, near the village of Loen in western Norway, this cosy wood cabin is the perfect base to explore the spectacular geography of …

Tour de France

35 Wonderful Ideas How To Organize A Pretty Small Garden Space

Gardens are a great way to spend extra time. They can bring both life and curb appeal to your home. If you are a green thumb you may feel at a loss …

Curb Appeal

Europe's 17 best secret islands

Travel to countries that don't exist (officially) | CNN Travel


Top Travel Couples You Should be Following on Instagram

Most couples believe that they need to get married, buy a house, have children and live "normal" adult lives. But in this brave new world, modern day couples are re-writing the script, taking the road less traveled, and daring to live the life of their dreams. We asked the top couples travel …

A Beginner's Guide to Battling Ropes | Men's Health

<b>TRAINING RULE 1: Move in Many Directions</b><br>Don't just wave the ropes up and down. "Try different motions to work different muscles and skills," says Brookfield. Going from side to side, for example, places more emphasis on your hips and core, building total-body stability. Moving the ropes in circles …


20 Epic Battle Ropes Exercises

Chances are, jump ropes have been in your life since the PB&J-and-juice-box days of your childhood. So it’s time to add a new, badass kind of rope to …

12 of the Most Challenging Battle Ropes Exercises

Oftentimes when training with battle ropes, people stick with basic moves that lack variety and complexity. Because of this, the ropes are frequently …

Bodyweight Exercise

23 Battle Rope Moves That Blast Fat | Men's Health

Watch the video above for 23 battle rope moves that burn belly fat from <i>Men’s Health</i> fitness director BJ Gaddour. When performing standing variations, bend at your ankles, knees, and hips. Keep your back flat during every single rep.<p>Gaddour recommends going all-out for 20 seconds, making as many …


Five muscle groups that are too often ignored at the gym

After 12 years as a trainer, I know that having a training plan is crucial. A plan keeps you focused, allows you to track your progress and gives you objective data to understand why you are, or are not, reaching your goals.<p>I also know that developing a strength routine can be stressful, …

Bodyweight Cardio Workout: 4-Minute Climb and Chop

If you want to increase the intensity, progress the movements. Alternate between semicircle mountain climbers and low rotational chops.<p>And if you want an even <i>bigger</i> challenge? Create a 20-minute calorie-torching workout. Following the same time format of 20 seconds of work and 10 seconds of rest, …


9 Incredible Ways To Get A Cardio Workout That Aren't All Running

The cure for the common cardio.