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Starting Kettlebells at 60

Strength training only gets more important as you get older. For most people, starting a kettlebell routine at 60 will be more challenging than it …

Exercise

6 Types of Knots Every Outdoorsman Should Know

Whether you’re tying your tent’s rainfly down in a nasty storm, lashing your kayak to a well-used roof rack, or making some on-the-trail gear …

Handy

MIT study: 24-hour fasting regenerates stem cells, doubles metabolism

This gives credence to the 5-2 diet, which has recently gained in popularity thanks to a large celebrity following.<br>Read More

Stem Cells

A Trainer Says These 6 Exercises Will Help You Slim Your Waist

One of the most common misconceptions about exercise is that you're able to target one area by focusing all your attention there. I hate to break it to you, but that's just not the way things work. This outdated concept, known as spot reduction, "is the farthest thing from the truth and the science …

Exercise

These 10 Essential Cucumber Recipes Are Extra Easy

It's hard to beat the cool refreshment cucumbers provide. The water-packed veggie is not only wonderfully crisp, but its mild flavor also makes it …

How to Fit in a Great Workout Wherever You Are

<i>This article originally appeared on BusinessInsider.com.</i><p>I'm in pretty good shape, overall: I run four to five times a week, do calisthenics, and do a …

A few more words on Alzheimer's prevention: Tap water? Caviar? Twinkies?

Lisa Mosconi, an Italian-born neuroscientist and nutritionist, had no idea how important the taste of water was to her until she moved to New York City and took a long sip from the tap.<p>"This is supposed to be the best water in America," she said, "but it tasted awful. It was disgusting."<p>She set off …

12 Weeks to Weight Loss Exercise Program

If your goal is to start exercising and lose weight, this 12-Week Program gives you all the tools you need to start exercising. You'll get:<p>Cardio, …

Exercise

If You Want An Energized, Pain-Free Body, Then It's Time To Rethink Your Every Step

Most days of the week, before the rest of my family is out of bed, I meet a friend for a morning walk. We bring our coffee and chat while our bodies slowly wake up. I don't wear sneakers—just simple, minimal shoes that allow me to feel the ground beneath my feet. My toes and arches respond to the …

Pain

The One Anti-Inflammatory Food To Eat For Breakfast If You Want A Flat Stomach

So, you woke up super bloated and feeling uncomfortable, now what? You have a few options to get a flat stomach, and they don’t involve crawling back …

The immunity-boosting soup to make the second you start feeling sick

This year’s flu season has been the worst the US has seen in over a decade—and it’s not getting better, experts say. While everyone around you may be …

10 Items of Gear Every Outdoors-Person Needs to Own

<b>What outdoor activity excites you?</b> Ski-touring? Stand-up paddleboarding? Canoe-tripping? Whatever turns your crank (cycling?), there's specialized …

Camping

Day Hiking Gear Checklist

Day hiking is great fun: great for the body and great for the soul. Make sure that you, your friends, family, and pets are properly equipped for your …

This hidden Apple Watch feature tells you if your workouts are doing any good

It’s all very well to know how far you ran, cycled and swam. But the whole point of exercise is not just to clock the miles. It’s supposed to make you more fit. So, how do you know if all those sweaty miles are actually doing any good? One way is by measuring your heart rate recovery …

Fitness Technology

The best ways to counter the negative effects of aging and live a long time — starting right now

The keys to a long and healthy life are right in front of you.<p>Instead of expensive face creams, a cache of vitamins and supplements, or a hard-to-follow diet, all you need are some research-backed tools to help you stay healthy as you age and fight cognitive decline.<p>These solutions involve simple …

Why Your Smartphone Is A Great Adventure Tool

<b>Every once in a while at a book signing or during an interview, someone asks me:</b> What’s your favorite piece of outdoor gear? I try for a few seconds …

Sheet Pan Frito Pie

Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 350°F. Spread the chili onto a rimmed baking sheet. Top with the Fritos, cheese, and half of the chopped tomatoes. Bake until …

5 Knots Every Hiker and Backpacker Should Know

Increase Your Backcountry Skills by Learning These Knots<p>The right knot can be a life saver when you run into the unexpected in the backcountry. So if …

How to Make Homemade Breakfast Sandwiches | The Art of Manliness

A few months ago I shared a tutorial on how to make easy, make-ahead breakfast burritos. It was surprisingly popular and many folks have proudly sent …

Peanut Butter Lovers: These Baked Apples Are Mind Blowing

Pure decadence.<p>GET THE RECIPE HERE.<p><b>GET A SCOOPER: Stainless Steel Melon Scoop, $8; amazon.com.</b><p>One of my all time favorite snacks is apple slices and …

The One Anti-Inflammatory Food You Should Eat This Week For Weight Loss, According To A Nutritionist

Everyone needs to eat anti-inflammatory foods and it’s really easy to do. Choose fruits and veggies with fiber, lean protein and whole grains. And …

Weight Loss

These 30 Vegan Meal-Prep Ideas Make Healthy Eating Look So Frickin' Good

You made a promise to yourself to eat healthier, and here are two things you can do to make that happen: prep your meals in advance and eat more veggies. You're in luck, because here's some inspiration for delicious, satisfying, plant-based meal-prep ideas. From soup to curry to protein balls, …

Healthy Eating

8 Body Weight Exercises You Can Do Anywhere

Are you worried you don’t have the right gear for a good workout? Don’t be, says Michele Olson, Ph.D., professor of exercise science at Auburn …

You’ve Been Making French Toast All Wrong (Here’s How to Do It Right)

A plate of perfect French toast—crispy round the edges, custardy in the center, and capped off with an amber kiss of maple syrup—is a thing of …

DIY Project: How To Build A Rocket Mass Heater

Rocket Mass Heaters, also known by the acronym RMH, are the latest rage when it comes to extremely efficient and sustainable heating methods using …

Berry Smoothies Recipe

From: Diabetic Living Magazine<p>This creamy smoothie with lots of berries and cranberry-raspberry juice makes a quick snack or on-the-go breakfast.<p>By: …

An Easy, Ingenious Way to Decorate Sugar Cookies

<b>Clear some counter space.</b> Iced cookies need at least 24 hours to dry, so clear a good amount of counter space or table space where you can ice the …

14 ways one type of exercise is the closest thing to a miracle drug we have

Get moving.<p>Exercises that get your heart pumping and sweat flowing — known as aerobic exercise, or "cardio"— have significant and beneficial effects on the brain and body, according to a wealth of recent research, including two new studies published this month.<p>"Aerobic exercise is key for your …

How to lose weight: 21-day New Year Fitness Challenge

How to lose weight: 21-day New Year Fitness Challenge<p>Before 2017 ends and you start planning how to lose weight in 2018 as part of your New Year’s …