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The Ultimate Bug-Out Bag

That ragged guy on the street corner howling about the end of the world might be onto something. Think about it for a moment. Every morning it seems …

13 High-Protein Meal Prep Recipes to Make This Sunday

13 meals in only four hours.<p><i>This article originally appeared on Spoon U and was written by Jennifer Wilcox. It has been given minor edits before re-posting.</i><p>Meal prep and I have a love-hate relationship. I really enjoy it throughout the week, because it makes my life easier. It allows me to sleep a …

Sip on 20 Grams of Protein With These Quick, Flavorful Smoothie Recipes

Protein is essential at every meal, not only to build muscle, but to satiate hunger and energy levels. Your daily protein needs vary depending on your weight, activity level, and whether or not you're pregnant — check out this chart to see how much protein you need. For example, a 150-pound active …

Healthy Eating

This Is How Many Reps You Should Be Doing If You're Looking to Get Lean

The key to building lean muscle is strength training. If you've been lifting weights without seeing a transformation to your body composition, you probably aren't lifting the right amount of weight, or doing enough sets, reps, or a combination of the two. POPSUGAR spoke to LA-based celebrity …

Exercise

The 6 Best Snacks for Anyone Cutting Out Sugar, According to a Nutritionist

If you’re trying to wean yourself off sugar, you know that eating on the go can get tricky. So many packaged (and easily portable) foods are full of …

DIY 5-Gallon Survival Bucket – Why Every Home Should Have One!

The 5-Gallon Survival Bucket is an emergency survival cache in a container – it gives you all the basic tools and supplies you need for the immediate …

Die Hard

The Only Dumbbell Exercises You’ll Ever Need

There are hundreds of ways you can use weights to ramp up your workouts. But many basic moves target just one group of muscles, such as the biceps or …

Exercise

This Is the Best Lean Protein for You, According to a Dietitian

There’s something here for everyone.<p><i>Alex Caspero, R.D., is a registered dietician and the author of Fresh Italian Cooking For The New Generation.</i><p>High-protein anything is currently all the rage. People love blending protein powder into their shakes and smoothies, noshing on high-protein snacks, and …

Nutrition

11 Meat-Free Wraps You Should Meal Prep For Work

You don't have to be committed to a vegetarian life to enjoy a meat-free meal. If the meaty barbecues of the Summer have taken a toll, take a break from meat with these meal prep-friendly wraps that are full of veg.

Automated hydroponic gardens help you grow fresh produce indoor year-round

<b>Grow some of your own greens, veggies, and herbs indoors with one of these automated hydroponic growing systems.</b><p>When you combine an automated …

Aquaponics

The Best Performance Food for Every Activity

Twenty years ago, performance nutrition meant water and a banana. Today, it more closely resembles a science experiment, with neon-colored gels, powders, gummies, and an endless stream of protein and energy bars. That leaves many people (including us) overwhelmed and confused, so we set out to …

10 Delicious Foods You Won't Believe Are Vegan — All Available on Amazon

Although I wouldn't label myself a vegan, I can honestly say I really enjoy eating plant-based food. A good friend of mine recently turned me onto having a more dairy- and meat-free diet because she said it made her feel less sluggish. At first eating this way sounded intimidating, but the more I …

Cooking

Finally Starting Your Business This Year? Here's Your Ultimate 12-Point Checklist

You've had the idea for a while. Now is the time to act. This startup guide will get you up and running fast.<p>It's 2018,and you are really doing it. You have long imagined your product on the endcap at Walmart and practiced what you'll say when Mark Cuban grills you about your competitive edge. But …

Entrepreneurship

10 Quotes From 'The Alchemist' That Outline How We Should Live Our Lives

Paulo Coelho's "The Alchemist," a fable about following your dreams, has sold more than 65 million copies worldwide in more than 50 different …

Scoured: Best Gear On Amazon

UCO Stormproof Match Kit<p>The last thing you want to deal with after gathering wood and kindling for a fire is a faulty lighter. Guard against spending …

Day 5 Of The Goodful 2-Week Healthy Eating Challenge 2018

This is Day 5 of the Goodful Two-Week Healthy Eating Challenge. Click here to get a rundown of the whole program.

3 Reasons Why You Should Start A Business In This $400 Billion Industry That Most Entrepreneurs Ignore

This might be better than the next Facebook.<p>Some say it's $400 billion. Other estimate it to be over $800 billion. To put it in perspective... this industry is 6 to 13 times larger than digital advertising. In fact, Google, Amazon, and Bing are fighting to see who's boss in this space.<p>I'm talking …

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Primer: How To Live Out Of Your Car

Let’s face it, we’ve all romanticized about life on the open road. Whether you’re an avid Kerouac reader, traveling surfer searching for the perfect …

Expert Advice: The New Kitchenette: 11 Tips for an Efficient Small Kitchen

To be filed under Bigger Is Not Always Better: Recently we’ve noticed a slew of tiny kitchens that are reinvigorating the concept of the …

The foldable Solight Solarpuff solar-powered lantern provides off-grid light where there is no electricity

What do you get when you cross a solar-powered LED lantern with a foldable pop-up box? The Solarpuff, that’s what! Created by the good people at …

The Power Box Pedal Generator Fits In Your Backpack

It’s one of the little annoyances of camping; you don’t have any handy outlets to charge things with. You can bring a massive battery, but those only …

Gear & Gadgets

Airstreams, the Ultimate Pipe Dream

It’s good for the soul to nurse a fantasy, an escape plan, a thing we yearn to do someday, some way, off in the middle future. For some it’s a boat, or a beach shack, or a cabin deep in the woods. For others it’s a distant rendezvous with a fly rod, or a pair of crampons, or a blank canvas to paint …

Adventurers, Meet The Outdoor Gear You're Going To Want To Put On Your Holiday Wish List

It’s that time again. Holiday time. And once again you’re stumped on what to get that hard-to-buy-for person in your life, and they’re thinking the same about you. So let me help you out this year and make it easier on both of you – these 26 items are stylish and cool, and anyone who enjoys …

25 Indie Video Games That Are Way Better Than AAA Titles

Clear your schedule because these games are seriously good.<p><i>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

10 Gift Upgrades for Every Outdoorswoman

Good gear enables us to be more comfortable doing more exciting things outdoors. This is the stuff I’ve given my girlfriend over the past year, along with a couple new things I plan to get her over the upcoming holidays.<p>A Good Knife<p>The first thing I ever gave Virginia was a Spyderco Paramilitary 2. …

This Sea Captain Sails Solo Around The World Searching For Surf

If you were to stand on your desk one day to recite “Oh Captain! My Captain!” aloud in a late 80s <i>Dead Poet’s Society</i> frenzy, and you wanted to direct it at a <i>literal</i> captain, you couldn’t do better than Liz Clark (@CaptainLizClark). First of all, she decided at ten that she would sail the world, and …

Sailing

25 Ways to Use Oats When You've Had Enough Oatmeal

Even though there are endless ways to jazz up your morning oatmeal, sometimes it’s hard to stomach the thought of boiling up and forcing down yet …

Five Questions You Should Have About Evaporation as a Renewable Energy Source

When Ozgur Sahin and his colleagues at Columbia University started talking about evaporation generators as a source of renewable energy, our eyes …

Crunchy, Healthy Snacks That Give Potato Chips a Run For Their Money

Sometimes your body just craves a salty, crunchy snack, something you can bite into loudly and satisfyingly chomp on. We get it. It's one of those small pleasures in life. While you might usually reach for potato chips in a time like this, know that there countless alternatives out there that have …

Tested: Four Wheel Pop-Up Campers’ Woolrich Edition

Overlanding is sort of like being in a relationship. When you start, you dip your toes and test it out. You buy bigger tires and maybe a rooftop tent. Then comes true obsession. This part can take many forms: For some, it might look like full-time road life. But for others, where road life isn’t …