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How to Find a Job With the U.S. National Park Service

If you enjoy being in nature and meeting new people, U.S. National Park Service jobs may appeal to you. The work provides opportunities to learn …

National Parks

Best Beaches of the Mid-Coast

Did someone say landlocked? We found 4,400 miles of Midwest coastline that disagree—no salt, sharks or falling coconuts about it. And that’s just …

Hiking

These Are the 25 Most Breathtaking Hikes in US National Parks

From hikes across ancient glaciers to lush rainforest treks, these are the 25 most beautiful U.S. national park hikes.<p>Sure, with 60 National Parks …

Hiking

The Ultimate Gear Guide for Small Video and Film Productions

No, I don't mean car chases, transforming CG robots, and explosions. I'm talking about small budget videos and films that sometimes require a lot …

Cinematography

This Personal Trainer Reveals Exactly How Many Reps and Sets You Need to Do to Build Muscle

Starting out on a weightlifting workout plan can get confusing and overwhelming: Exactly how much weight should I be lifting? How many reps should I do? How many sets? And what should be the rest time in between?<p>Fortunately, personal trainer Max Weber, NASM, ACE, set the record straight with an …

Exercise

Easy Backpacking Trips for Beginners

Everyone who has read Cheryl Strayed’s Wild has probably envisioned themselves heading out into the woods with little but a tent, a water bottle, and …

Hiking

The 20 Best Glutes Exercises of All Time

We’re in the midst of a glutes renaissance. Thanks to Instagram, the increased focus on functional fitness, and/or Jennifer Lopez, men and women are …

Jennifer Lopez

High-Paying Trade Jobs Sit Empty, While High School Grads Line Up For University

Like most other American high school students, Garret Morgan had it drummed into him constantly: Go to college. Get a bachelor's degree.<p>"All through my life it was, 'if you don't go to college you're going to end up on the streets,' " Morgan said. "Everybody's so gung-ho about going to college."<p>So …

College & University

This Quick Do-Anywhere Workout Will Fire Up Your Butt and Legs in 5 Moves

Too busy? Not an excuse. On vacation? Doesn't matter. Fitness influencer and booty queen Jen Selter proved that "'No matter where you are or what you have available, there is always an opportunity to get a quick workout in!!'" In an Instagram video, she kills a quick, do-anywhere workout that …

Workouts

In pictures: Sophie Raworth and the 150-mile desert ultra-marathon

<b>On Sunday, runners combated temperatures of 24.1C during the London marathon - the hottest on record. But for BBC News presenter Sophie Raworth, the unseasonable heat was nothing in comparison with the Marathon des Sables (MDS), a 150-mile ultra-marathon in the Sahara desert.</b><p>It's known as the …

Marathons

Do You Get Leg Strength From Jogging?

Jogging, like any aerobic activity, helps build cardiovascular fitness. Running also will help build strength in the leg muscles, especially for new …

Exercises to Help Relieve Spondylolisthesis Pain

After a thorough evaluation, your physical therapist will be able to provide you with a personalized home exercise program to help decrease pain due …

5 National Park Honeymoons for the Earth-Loving Couple

Earth-loving newlyweds who want to bask in the beauty of Mother Nature during your honeymoon, look no further! We’ve got just the thing for you—a peek at some of the best national parks from which to celebrate your wedded bliss. There may be nothing glamorous about the rugged outdoors, but that’s …

This Michigan Great Lakes Road Trip Is Pure Summer

1 of 13<p>Magical Michigan Tour<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 13<p>Stop 1: Lake Michigan/Leland<p>3 of 13<p>Lakeside Intel<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 13<p>Advertisement<p>5 of 13<p>Fun …

Great Lakes

Google employees want to teach you to code for free with their latest app

A bunch of Google employees participating in the company’s Area 120 internal incubator have launched Grasshopper, a free mobile app for Android and iOS that teaches you the basics of programming.<p>It’s beautifully designed and is suitable for just about anyone who can be trusted to use a phone on …

Apps

How to Gain Weight by Eating Oatmeal & Drinking Milk

Oatmeal is more commonly thought of as a "diet food," but it can help you gain weight, too. In fact, making healthy "diet" foods — like oatmeal and …

A lot of people swear kinesiology tape works, but science can't explain why

If you’re a fan of the Olympics or professional sports, you’ve probably seen athletes wearing patterns of brightly colored tape over their skin. Skillfully plastered over muscles and joints, this “kinesiology” tape bends and puckers with movement, and gives athletes a “super elite” appearance: the …

Massage Therapy

Google’s astounding new search tool will answer any question by reading thousands of books

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada<p>Imagine if you could gather thousands of writers in a circle to discuss one question. What would optimist Thomas L. Friedman say about intervening in Syria, for example? Would chaos theorist Santo Banerjee concur?<p>Google now has a way to convene that kind of …

British Columbia

This Total Body Workout with Gliding Discs Activates Your Core

If you really want to spice up your workouts, adding new tools is one great option. Gliding Discs have been around for years and are great for adding …

If You Could Only Do One Exercise: Rules for Picking The Best Lifts | Poliquin Article

<i>In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is</i> …

3 Butt Exercises Celebrity Trainer Nicole Winhoffer Loves

Get your booty toned with these three butt-sculpting moves from Nicole Winhoffer!<p>There’s a reason Nicole Winhoffer calls herself a fitness artist. …

Ten Things You MUST Know About Eccentric Training To Get Better Results

Training Articles<p>Ten Things You MUST Know About Eccentric Training To Get Better Results<p>A workout that focuses on eccentric training is one of the …

How to wash your car properly to protect the paint – and add value

It used to be the weekend ritual – as much a part of the routine as mowing the lawn and a Sunday roast. Now washing the car has virtually disappeared off our driveways - consigned to the metal dustbin of nostalgia with Chopper bikes and glass milk bottles.<p>Back in the Seventies and Eighties, …

Why Exercise Is Your First Line of Defense Against Depression | Poliquin Article

When it comes to beating depression, exercise probably isn’t the first thing to come to mind. But it should be!<p>Accumulating research shows that …

If You Want Stronger Abs, Do This Bodyweight Workout ASAP

• Popsugar<br>• Health & Fitness<br>• Bodyweight Exercises<p>Abs Workout<p>If You Want Stronger Abs, Do This Bodyweight Workout ASAP<p>Shares<p>Whatever the season, there's no …

6 Easy Moves to Help You Sculpt a Stronger Butt

Your glutes comprise one of the largest muscle groups in your body. So yes, a pert derrière looks good in jeans, but strong butt muscles also protect …

Eating After a Practice or Race

In the world of sports nutrition, there are a thousand different pieces of advice for what youth athletes should eat after a practice or …

Tents: An Owner's Manual

Home is where you stake it out. Understand the ins and outs, pick the right shelter, and treat it like you would your bedroom.The Tent ExpertEmily …

12 Creative Road Trips You Didn’t Know You Could Take In The U.S.

With another heavy travel season around the corner, airports will once again become mazes of luggage and large traveling parties. Venturing out for a …

How You Can Drive All Over Europe for Less Than $30 a Day

During the year and a half I spent backpacking, I did a lot of weird shit to stretch my savings. But only once did I actually defy basic economics to …

Super Yachts