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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>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 the region. …

National Parks

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 …

Secret seaside: 17 unspoiled European islands

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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

When you want to pack on lean mass, pick up a rugged rope.<p>Most of the tried and true equipment you use at the gym is made of iron—but if you want a more dynamic, fat busting full-body workout, ditch the weights and pick up some ropes.<p>Ropes aren't just for sailing and and Boy Scouts. Battle ropes …

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 …

Workouts

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 …

23 Battle Rope Moves That Blast Fat

This is so much more fun than running<p>For a high-velocity workout that absolutely destroys fat, just grab battling ropes. (After all, they're one of the 10 Exercises That Burn More Calories Than Running.)<p>Making a variety of “waves” with these heavy, long ropes provides a killer low-impact cardio …

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, …

Cardio Week 2015! 4-Minute Climb and Chop

Make your fat cells scream for mercy<p>The third workout of Cardio Week 2015 will sculpt your abs and burn away the fat covering them. (For even more ways to sculpt your six pack, check out <b>The Best Abs Exercises Ever</b>.)<p>Here’s how it works: Do mountain climbers for 20 seconds, and then rest for 10 …

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

The cure for the common cardio.