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Converted Sprinter van is a cozy tiny home on wheels

It cost $23,000 to build<p>Adventure vans and campers are a hot commodity these days, with some motorhomes costing over a million dollars. Of course, pricey models that spin or unfold at a push of the button are likely not an option for most of us, so more and more #vanlife wannabes are going the DIY …

6 Ways To Make The Most Of Your Rest Days

Recover smarter.<p>Going too hard and too fast isn’t a good strategy for hitting your peak fitness in a sustainable way.<p>Giving specific groups of …

7 body-sculpting, fat-torching EMOM workouts

Westend61 / Getty<p>Westend61 / Getty<p><b>Duration</b> 10-60<p><b>Exercises</b> 3-18<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>To hear someone describe their regimen as "functional training" may elicit …

Why Cereal For Breakfast Is One Of The Worst Choices | Poliquin Article

Breakfast is a controversial topic of late. After all, everyone knows that “breakfast is the most important meal of the day.”<p>While there is some …

Why being fat but fit is worse than not exercising at all

<i>New research has found that being 'fat-but-fit' could be total nonsense. The phrase is a nod to the idea that if people are obese, but other</i> …

Tip: Eat These Foods to Beat Stress

A single stressful event can wreck your gut health and your sleep... for weeks. Eat these foods and stress can't touch you.<p>Bacteria That Makes You …

Nutrition

How to Combat Poor Movement in Your Upper Body Training

<b>Poor movement quality is a pandemic among athletes</b>, and whilst many of them are able to identify their own weaknesses and imbalances, I am always …

The New Pillars of Muscular Development

So many people entered the new year with good intentions, purchasing their gym memberships and swearing to make life long change. <b>But if you’ve set</b> …

7 Breakfast Ideas That Take 5 Minutes to Make

Whether it’s because you take forever to get dressed, are scrambling after an a.m. workout, or just really like the snooze button, making time to eat …

Breakfast

4 brain exercises elite athletes use to build mental strength

As many viewers declared the game over, Brady led the Patriots in one of the best come-from-behind victories of all time.<p>So what's the secret to Brady's success? Although he undoubtedly puts in countless hours of practice on the field, he also reports doing brain exercises to sharpen his …

Lebron James

REST DAYS ARE FOR THE WEAK

Whatever Jim Bro and his cronies may say, the ‘lift heavy then slob on the sofa’ approach to training is dead weight. This old-school philosophy of …

Tour de France

Best Canada Adventures - 36 Amazing Trips from Coast to Coast

Canada is a massive and beautiful country with endless adventures to be had. It's no wonder that The New York Times and the Lonely Planet named …

Hiking

"To Build a Fire" by Jack London | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: My second favorite of Jack London’s short stories (after “In a Far Country“) is his classic “To Build a Fire.” Showcasing the “Wolf’s”</i> …

7 Surprising Benefits of Exercise

You probably have a vague sense that exercise is good for you—and you’ve probably heard that it’s “healthy for the heart.” But if you’re like most …

WHICH MODERN BODY TYPE ARE YOU?

<i>They say it's what's inside that counts. Never has that been proved truer than in a New England Journal of Medicine report, which claimed you don't</i> …

5 Streaming Workout Programs You Can Add to Your Amazon Prime Membership

By spending a few extra dollars a month, you'll have access to hundreds of streaming workout videos.<p>Getting in shape from home is easier than ever …

Our ProMaster Camper Van Conversion

We bought a relatively small and efficient RAM ProMaster bare cargo van (a US version of the popular European Fiat Ducato) and we did a simple but …

What Is the Ketogenic Diet?

The ketogenic diet is a low-carb, high-fat diet that offers many health benefits.<p>More than 20 studies show that this type of diet can help you lose …

In Depth Look At Ketogenic Diets And Ketosis

Establishing the metabolic state of ketosis even for a short period of time has many outstanding benefits.<p>What exactly is Ketosis? The metabolic …

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Running Inspiration In The Bible

<b>Survey Shows</b><p><b>A 2014 telephone and online survey</b> to gauge Bible trends in the United States shows that 88% of American households own a Bible and have an average 4.7 Bibles in their homes. We have 10 Bibles in our home. Thirty-seven percent of those surveyed read the Bible once or more a week. Me …

New Testament

7 Secrets For Living Ripped Year-Round

A fit, lean physique doesn't have to be a summer-only affair. With these 8 strategies from NFL veteran and fitness dynamo Steve Weatherford, you can …

Bodybuilding

The truth behind the world's most cutting-edge, fat-burning performance meal plan: the keto diet

Timothy Noakes, M.D., is an emeritus professor in the Division of Exercise Science and Sports Medicine at the University of Cape Town. While his name …

This DIY Wood Beer Carrier Even Has a Bottle Opener on the Side

Instructables user Herbsco built this reusable, good-looking beer carrier out of solid walnut, which probably explains why it looks so good, but even …

6 Keys To Building Muscle Mass

Gaining the right kind of size requires careful planning. Follow these guidelines to get started on your mass-building journey!<p>There are a million …

Exercise

Following Wagon Tracks Through the Mojave Desert In the Most Capable Toyota Tacoma Yet

First, it was a route used by the Mojave people to move trade goods from the interior of the Southwest to coastal tribes like the Chumash. Then it became a wagon trail for settlers moving west. Today, you can still drive 130 or so miles of the Old Mojave Road as it passes through the Mojave …

How to Lose Belly Fat for a Shredded and Stronger Midsection

Pooch, gut, beer belly, love handles—whatever you want to call it, that cushy area between your pecs and your lower half tends to be the most …

Hope Tech: 5am - Early morning mountain adventure | ENDURO Mountainbike Magazine

Trails & Travel<p>Hope Tech: 5am – Early morning mountain adventure<p><b>5am is a short film by Hope Tech Women. It aims to inspire riders from all</b> …

How To Get Your Body Ready For Summer: 5 Tips To A Killer Physique | Poliquin Article

Want to lose a few pounds of body fat so you have a lean, strong physique come summer?<p>Here are five simple tips for making it happen. The good …