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The John Muir Trail: 211 Miles of Bucket-List Hiking

Length: 211 miles, plus another 10 to get off Mt Whitney<br>Location: The trail runs from Yosemite National Park to the peak of Mt Whitney<br>Trail Type: …

Time-Lapse Video of Fastest El Capitan Climb Is Absolutely Amazing

... In an unbelievable 2 hours 19 minutes and 44 seconds.<p>It has only been 60 years that climbers have been able to conquer the mystical wall of El …

The Best Ab Exercises for Athletes

Athletes need a strong core foundation for powerful movements and specific ab exercises are only a small piece of the program. In fact, the best ab …

Workouts

Tip: 4 Thigh-Quaking Squat Variations

The basic squat is the missionary position of leg workouts. Go Kama Sutra on your leg training with these alternatives.<p>Here are some of the best …

The Only 8 Moves You Need to Be Fit

Squat<p>For the most elemental of human movements—sitting down and getting back up, or lifting something heavy off the ground—there is no better …

Carry Yourself – 9 Exercises to Build Unstoppable Upper Body Strength

This article is the first part of the <b>Rehband ‘Carry Yourself’ series</b>, a project dedicating to getting you fit for life, building upper body strength, …

Tactical Fitness: Starting at Zero Pushups and Building Up

Beginners to fitness often have an issue with upper body strength when first starting and cannot do a single pushup. Here is a question from a woman …

The Coziest Restaurant in Every U.S. State, Mapped

If you haven't already read Meik Wiking's best-seller, 'The Little Book of Hygge', Hygge (pronounced hue-guh not hoo-gah) is a Danish word used when …

Under 5 Minutes Drill to Improve Running Performance

This set of drills is a quick and easy supplement to any run, warm-up or strength workout you may have on your schedule. You can do them just about …

The 5-Minute Workout Finisher to Take Your Fitness to the Next Level

Five minutes. It’s just 300 seconds — the equivalent of a short coffee break or a quick text conversation with friends. But don’t let a measly five …

A 30-Minute Running HIIT Workout to Speed Up Weight Loss

HIIT (high-intensity interval training) workouts have gotten a lot of attention lately because they're one of the best workouts for losing weight and shedding belly fat. A HIIT workout mixes shorts bursts of activity with even shorter rest periods.<p>Here's a very basic HIIT running workout that can …

16 incredible European destinations that haven't been discovered by tourists

A recent thread on Quora discussed some of the best destinations in Europe that remain mostly unknown.<p>The answers hit on a number of hidden gems, which we included in this list, along with some others that came from our own research.<p>From Denmark's Faroe Islands to one of Armenia's oldest …

European Travel

Colorado will rock your world: Surreal Garden of the Gods a must-see destination

Print<p>COLORADO SPRINGS — Its soaring peaks tower like cathedral spires over a breathtaking landscape that has taken hundreds of millions of years to …

11 Blissful Escapes Around The World

Whether you are looking to relax or rave, these experiences will give you a mental and physical reboot.<p>1. Cool Cloister<p><b>Quebec City, Canada</b> <br>Recently opened in the heart of Old Quebec, Le Monastère des Augustines offers the serenity of a convent but with options for yoga and scrapbooking thrown in. …

8 Websites That Will Change the Way You Book Travel

These tools are what the pros use to stretch their miles, find deals, and have the best airport experiences possible.<p>For many travelers, planning a …

Data Scientist Creates Perfect Road Trip Map To See Every National Park

It's safe to say our gorgeous National Parks are some of the most popular tourist destinations in the United States, and in accordance with the …

11 Pre-Workout Snacks R.D.s and Nutritionists Love

Nailing a workout requires a lot of energy — energy that you can easily get from a delicious pre-workout snack. When it comes to choosing the right kind of grub, you need to know which nutrients will most efficiently help you get through your sweat sesh. Look for something with complex …

Skillet Skills: 7 Meals You Can Make In a Single Cast Iron Pan

Have you been cooking with cast iron lately? A skillet is definitely worth the investment with it's durable versatility. Take a look at these 7 ways …

Cooking

These new Google products work with your iPhone, too

It's hard to care about Google I/O when you own an iPhone.<p>But it turns out that more than one new product announced at the conference supports iOS. A handful of Google's new apps and products will work with your iPhone when they come out later this year.<p>Here's the rundown of what new Google apps …